Bike Winnipeg is a non-profit, member-based organization working to make cycling in Winnipeg a safe, enjoyable, accessible, and convenient transportation choice year round.
We are seeking a passionate individual in Winnipeg for the position of Project Impact Strategist who supports the mission and vision of Bike Winnipeg and who is committed to active transportation.
The objective of this internship is to develop an impact measurement strategy compatible with social financing requirements for a bikeshare service run as a social enterprise.
This position is for 485 hours starting November 2nd with flexible hours as long as all work is completed by February 28th.
Duties and responsibilities
In general, duties and responsibilities include any tasks or activities that support the development of an impact measurement strategy for a bikeshare service for residents, workers, and visitors. Tasks include:
- Researching various impact measurement frameworks (e.g. Sustainable Development Goals) and performance indicators for impacts to climate, pandemic preparedness, municipal budgets, personal health and well-being, neighbourhoods, etc.
- Develop and prioritize quantitative and qualitative metrics, especially those that are critical for social financing and for stakeholder support (local government, community organizations, and the general public)
- Conduct research to support impact metrics (e.g. review past municipal budgets, review cycling volume data, etc.)
- Determine reasonable impact targets with some scenario/variability analysis to account for assumptions
- Liaise with municipal staff
- Collaborating with other members of the bikeshare development team to develop a Collective Impact Framework and other shared deliverables
- Developing recommendations to maintain a data-driven and evidence-informed culture to allow for project course corrections
- Maintain all data collected in an organized manner
- Other duties as assigned
- An Impact Measurement Strategy
- A brief final report that documents the research process and work completed
You are expected to provide your own cell phone and laptop. All work can be completed remotely from your home office from anywhere in Canada.
Knowledge and skills
From a combination of formal education and related experience, you must have:
- Knowledge of program/project evaluation
- A demonstrated research ability
- Knowledge of data management, processing, and analysis
- Report-writing experience
- Database experience is an asset
Abilities & Attributes
- Solid written, verbal, public speaking, and moderating skills
- Results-focused with strong follow through
- Excellent time management, scheduling, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
- Friendly and respectful with a positive work attitude
- Organized, self-disciplined, and reliable
- Creative and strategic thinking
- Self-initiating and thrives in an independent work environment
- Professional email, phone, web, and media etiquette
- Commitment to the cause
A minimum of 2 years of post-secondary study in a relevant field is required.
Qualified interns are:
- Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
- Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada1
- Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
- Available to participate in an ImpAct internship for a flexible duration of up to 6 months by March 1, 2021
- Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns, although this must be clearly indicated by the employer)
1Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.