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We are actively seeking interns to assist with a variety of tasks both in the office and on-site at events. If you are interested in supporting a community organization committed to developing safer, healthier communities, are good with people and can wear many hats, we’d like to meet you. For information, please visit our WnR Internship page
Volunteers needed. Walk ’n Rollers utilizes volunteers at all our events. If you are over 18 and are looking to help out in your community, please drop us a note HERE so we can add you to our volunteer list.
Inglewood Safe Routes to School Program
November, 2017: Coming in December of 2017, Walk ‘n Rollers will be presenting pedestrian education to students at several Inglewood elementary schools. Focused on third graders, this program will supplement the ongoing efforts in Inglewood to encourage kids to walk and bike to school more often and more safely.
LADOT Safe Routes to School Program
November, 2017: We are excited to announce that LACBC, Youth Educational Sports, Inc. and Walk ‘n Rollers have been awarded a 3 year contract to develop a bicycle education program for Los Angeles area middle schools through Los Angeles Department of Transportation. While LACBC and YES will be training PE teachers to provide on-campus programming, we will be providing community-based Walk ’n Roll Festivals to provide additional enrichment activities. For the next 3 years, Walk ’n Rollers will be bringing our activities to more kids and more communities than ever. Stay tuned for details and scheduling.
San Fernando Open Streets
October, 2017: We are excited to partner with Evans Brooks Associates to host an open streets event in San Fernando. Open streets events – think CicLAvia – are intended to highlight active transportation and the host community. With games and activities throughout the day, this family-friendly event will have something for everyone. Activity hubs will be teaming with activity with food, music and arts and crafts galore. Safety workshops before and during the event, feeder rides leading to the event and more. Stay tuned for details.
Culver City Safe Routes to School
September, 2017: Walk ’n Rollers is please to announce our selection to continue forward with the Culver City Safe Routes to School Program. After 4 years of developing programs and activities at all Culver City elementary schools and the middle school, we are thrilled to have been chosen to take the program to the next level. As a jointly funded program between the City of Culver City and the Culver City Unified School District, the new program will encompass all the district’s schools, including Culver City High School and Culver Park High School. With walk to school programs at each school, PE-based pedestrian and bicycle education programming, community classes and more, Culver City is poised to reach new heights. Stay tuned for details and scheduling.
Lennox Bicycle Education
August, 2017: We are thrilled to come back to Lennox School District. This will be the third school year we have brought our bicycle skills program to Lennox PE classes. This year we will be focused on 3-5 grades, with more advanced safety and skills lessons. Stay tuned for details and schedules.