Step By Step: How to Start A Walking School Bus At Your School

Step by Step: How to Create a Walking School Bus At Your School is a new toolkit developed by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, with support from the California Department of Public Health, that offers step-by-step guidelines, tips, and tools for planning and implementing a walking school bus program. Learn how to recruit adult volunteers, develop routes, promote the program, and ensure students have fun and stay safe along the way, with downloadable templates and worksheets to give you a fast and easy start.

Job Announcement: Coalitions & Equity Manager


Join the Safe Routes to School National Partnership – a fun, committed, flexible, and fast-paced nonprofit – and work with smart, passionate colleagues in advocating for active kids; healthy, equitable schools and neighborhoods; and the creation of strong, vibrant communities.

The Coalitions & Equity Manager’s primary responsibilities include leading and advocating around the equity-related components of our work in support of active communities. The Coalitions & Equity Manager plays a key role in a national initiative creating significant policy change at the state and regional level in support of increased physical activity.

In addition, the Coalitions & Equity Manager will provide technical assistance to local communities around the country that are seeking to improve their streets and neighborhood design, and will develop publications and other resources to assist with needs in the field around equity and active communities. The Coalitions & Equity Manager will also help the National Partnership to institutionalize its strong existing commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Other responsibilities will include developing relationships with equity and other partners; managing a national task force; running webinars; providing trainings and presentations; and creating resources.

Applications are due by October 23, 2016. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as there will be rolling interviews. See the full announcement and detailed job description here.