Job Title: Safe Routes to School Coordinator

Rate of Pay: Full time position, pay starting at $24/hour.


  • Full Time work hours within Monday through Friday timeframe.
  • Fully benefited- medical and dental insurance.
  • Retirement. 
  • Paid holidays and PTO.

Job Summary:

The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program creates fun, convenient, and safe opportunities for children to walk and roll to and from school. The Safe Routes to School Coordinator (SRTSC) reports to the Education Program Manager. The SRTSC is a highly organized program coordinator with strong attention to detail. The SRTSC primarily facilitates Safe Routes to School program objectives and implement activities. The SRSTC also supports other programs as designated to facilitate program objectives and implement activities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support program planning and the coordination and implementation of activities. Prepare paperwork, maintain records and submit monthly reports.
  • Ensure that objectives and activities are properly implemented per grant and contract. 
  • Deliver informative and engaging Walk and Roll program safety education as lead program instructor. 
  • Provide consistent outreach to parents and community members on Walking and Rolling transportation benefits.
  • Plan and conduct outreach activities outside of school instruction time (events, meetings, etc.) encouragement events, Bike Nights, Walking and Rolling to school events, May Walk + Roll Challenge, and data collection. 
  • Work with school contacts to schedule education, meetings and events and maintain the agenda.
  • Assist in volunteer recruitment and retention. 
  • Staff program table at events to support outreach and gathering support for SRTS and other Commute Options programs, such as Get There Oregon, Vanpools and Oregon Friendly Driver. 
  • Review claims and logs. Accurately and timely report on deliverables each quarter to ODOT, City of Bend, and any other applicable contracts.  
  • Assist the Walking School Bus Program through the organization of events in areas such as time, prizes, and other duties as requested. Actively communicate with families, school administration, and community partners. 
  • Attend and coordinate events and the transportation of materials. Track all approved programs’ transactions and expenditures.
  • Assist with the planning and tasks involved with special projects including videos, photo documentation of activities, creating new, relevant curriculum, new messaging and tabling equipment, Walk and Roll audits, and other duties as needed.
  • Graphic Design: Develop messaging materials and update/create walking and rolling maps in Adobe Illustrator.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Education Program Manager for the further development of the agency.


  • Must embrace the mission of Commute Options. 
  • Always demonstrate professional conduct.  
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals. 
  • Possess the skills to work with a team and participate with a focus on collaboration and good communication.
  • Knowledge in transportation industry principles and laws.
  • Have access to a bicycle in safe working condition.
  • Have reliable means of transportation.
  • Have experience driving a full size pick up with a trailer. 
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), social media, Adobe Creative Suite, and Canva.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States of America.

To Apply:

Please review the full job description, and send a cover letter and your resume to [email protected]. BIPOC, LGBTQIA, women and Latino community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Commute Options

Commute Options is organized as a private non-profit community development corporation and has charitable tax-exempt status under Section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Board of Directors provides leadership and direction for the organization, and our executive director (ED) manages the daily functions of the organization. Commute Options is dedicated to innovative transportation options that connect people of all ages to the places they go – employees to their workplaces, students to their schools, and neighbors within their communities. We champion active transportation and infrastructure improvements, fostering essential partnerships, and educating the community on transportation options.

There’s a lot going on at Commute Options which brings together a dynamic group of people with many different talents, all working together to pull everything off successfully. Join the Commute Options team to interact with a great group of co-workers, board members, program users, donors, partners, and vendors. Through building positive relationships based on mutual respect, support and trust in each other, we can all succeed in our work we do together each day. Be a part of our mission to be a community leader and educational resource.