Events



Bicas is hiring!

BICAS is seeking to hire Staff/Collective Members

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the bicycle as a viable, sustainable and healthy form of transportation and eager to share that enthusiasm with our visitors both in and out of the shop. BICAS is dedicated to serving everyone, regardless of background, and frequently works with youth, homeless, refugee, Spanish­ speaking, and low-income populations. Experience working with these populations in any non­-profit capacity is a plus, as is being bilingual or multilingual. We encourage those that can work our WTF workshop on Mondays (Women, Transgender, Femme) to apply. Bicycle mechanical knowledge is not required but is desired. The ability to teach in a caring, compassionate, and hands­ off approach is necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Out­ going and self­ motivated personality who can work efficiently and effectively in both a chaotic environment and individually.

2. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse people while observing sensitivities and differences.

3. Ability to foster an environment of empowerment and cooperation.

4. Strong communication skills including: interpersonal, electronic, and group setting.

5. Ability to work collaboratively with staff and community members.

6. Ability to multi­-task several customers at a time.

7. Passion for bikes and bicycling as transportation.

8. Ability to work summer months.

 

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience organizing volunteers or staff.

2. Experience coordinating events.

3. Experience working in a leadership role of a non­-profit organization, collective or

equivalent.

4. Excellent written and verbal communication and public relations skills.

5. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of bike repair and bike mechanics.

6. Experience teaching one­ on­ one or in class settings.

7. Familiarity with related sustainability, safety and health issues.

8. Experience in sustainable business practices.

9. Ability to set measurable goals and see them through to their completion.

10.Computer literacy, Familiarity with Quick Books, and Google Office programs.

11. Spanish­ speaking bilingual or multilingual.

12. Ability and passion to work Women, Transgender, Femme Workshop (WTF) on Monday.

13.Commitment to the use of the bicycle as a legitimate form of transportation.

Please read these job descriptions before applying Shop Mechanic/Collective Member

Please submit your resume with a cover sheet explaining why you want to work at BICAS, and how you think you will contribute to the collective, either via email to hiring@bicas.org or in person at BICAS.

 

Hottest day of the Year Ride – June 25

Saturday June 25th, 2016, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Join us for our 3rd annual “Hottest Day of the Year Ride” BBQ and Pool Party! An easy-paced benefit ride for those of us who brave the scorching Tucson summers, with fun stops to cool down and mingle. The ride ends at Menlo Park where participants will enjoy a family-style BBQ and take a refreshing dip in the pool. Quickly becoming one of Tucson most-anticipated summertime shindigs! Feel free to share this flier on social media and invited your family and friends! Sign up herehttp://bicas.org/hottestride/

Registration Includes: 

  •  Lunch at the park (Sonoran dogs & vegan/GF options)
  • Dragoon beer (and/or alcohol-free drinks)
  • Cold water and snacks along the route
  •  Entry into the pool (there’s a water slide!)

Registration Fees: $25/adult; $50/family of four; $15/youth

Register early – additional late fees for day-of registration.

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Huge thanks to our business sponsors for your contributions!

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NEW Workshop Hours — Women Trans Femme

**NEW WOMEN TRANS FEMME WORKSHOP HOURS  — MONDAYS, 3pm to 7pm**

Every Monday from 3-7pm, BICAS provides a space for folks identifying as women, transgender*, and femme to co-create a safe and supportive environment to work on bicycles and build a mechanical skill set! 

Bring your bike to tune it up, or come check out our bicycles for sale! 

Learn more about our Women Trans Femme workshop: http://bicas.org/women-trans-femme/

**NEW HOURS MONDAYS 3pm to 7pm**

 

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BICAS Art Auction – DEC 4 & 5

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20th ANNUAL BICAS ART AUCTION

DEC 4th & 5th

at the Art Gallery 1122 N Stone Ave 85705

Friday DEC 4th (6-10pm) – Preview Party

Saturday DEC 5th (6-9pm) – Silent Auction

 

Celebrate 26 years of BICAS and our 20th Annual Art Auction full of bicycle-inspired artwork, music and entertainment! This family fundraiser event is free to attend. Drinks, food, arts and lots of great gifts for the holidays!  Artwork is up during the two nights; up for bid on Saturday; and highest bidders may purchase and take home the art Saturday night. There’s also plenty of holiday gifts and merchandise for sale both nights!

This fundraiser sustains us throughout the year so that we can continue to provide affordable and free bicycle education and services to the Tucson community.

 

 

Register Early for your Bid Number 

Art Auction FAQs HERE

Follow this year’s event on facebook HERE.

Sign up to VOLUNTEER!