Local Motion

Local Motion is a non-profit organization that works to make biking and walking a way of life across Vermont as part of an effort to create healthier and more sustainable Vermont communities. 

Today, they:

  • Operate the Island Line Bike Ferry connecting the Colchester Causeway to the Hero Islands. 
  • Work at the local and state level to advocate for better roads and trails for biking and walking
  • Teach bike skills training programs for children and adults
  • Work with VTrans, DMV, and law enforcement to improve safety on the road for everyone
  • Operate Valet Bike Parking that provides safe, secure, and free bike parking at events encouraging people to choose a bike as a more fun, healthy, and environmentally sound mode of transportation
  • Operate a Trailside Center on the Burlington waterfront providing bike rentals and maps to locals and visitors
Job Summary: 

Local Motion is busiest May through October when they are looking for volunteers to help with Ferry operations, Valet Bike Parking, and Learn-to-Ride classes.  However, there are numerous opportunities throughout the colder months as well, including data entry, general office volunteer work, and prepping for the coming season.

Learn more here: www.localmotion.org/about/volunteers

Contact Info: 

For more information, please contact Sandy Bender at sandy@localmotion.org or 802-540-2900.