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Smart Trips Austin Representatives Training

Friday, April 1st to Saturday, April 2nd, 2016


Positions0 Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitAll Ages

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The Smart Trips Austin Representative (STAR) Program is a rewarding opportunity for volunteers to get hands-on experience with the Active Transportation Program’s new Austin Smart Trips program in Central Austin.

Smart Trips Austin is a encouragement project proven to shift single occupant vehicle trips to transit, bicycing, walking and carpooling. Households north of 38th St and south of Koenig Lane will be invited to order educational materials and attend community transportation events. We are looking for volunteers (STARs) to help with group bicycle rides, transit adventures, walking clubs, community outreach, and materials delivery. STARs may also choose to offer their speciality skills like photography and language translation.

STARs are welcome to attend our transportation options training on the morning of Friday, April 1st. Training attendees are asked to commit to *TWO* upcoming volunteer events.

Morning Training Session (Volunteers are strongly encouraged to attend)
8:00am - 1:00pm
Overview of Smart Trips program, informational presentations about walking, biking, carshare and transit in Austin, transportation talking points, free transit ride to Guero's for lunch, free B-cycle ride back to City Hall

Afternoon Training Session (Volunteers can attend if interested)
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Motivational Interview Training. Motivational interviews are a best practices communication techniques used to encourage behavioral health changes.

Anyone who is passionate about active living, bicycles, public transit, mobility, or community engagement is encouraged to register!

PerksFree Lunch at Guero's Taco Bar
CausesChildren & Youth Community Environment General Service Health & Medicine Poverty & Basic Needs Sports & Recreation
22 Positions Filled | 14 Impacts | 88 Hours

Location: 301 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Shifts (2)

Transportation Options TrainingFri, Apr 01, 8:00AMFri, Apr 01, 1:00PMLearn about the transportation options around Austin!15/20Over
Motivational InterviewingFri, Apr 01, 1:00PMSat, Apr 02, 1:00PMLearn about motivational interview techniques.6/20Over