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Looking for a job? Here are this week’s listings:

Community Organizer (Bilingual), San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is seeking a seasoned, effective organizer to work on expanding bicycling and bicycling infrastructure in San Francisco. Candidates must be fluent in a Chinese language and culturally sensitive outreach.

Play Streets Outreach Ambassador, Transportation Alternatives
Transportation Alternatives seeks an outgoing and civically-engaged individual to help bring Play Streets to communities in all five boroughs of New York City. The Play Streets Outreach Ambassador will recruit potential local organizers for the summer 2014 Play Street season, and assist in summer 2013 program evaluation activities to demonstrate and promote program efficacy to key city leaders.

Database and Online Communications Manager, TransForm
This position serves as the technical point person for TransForm’s Salesforce database and online systems, helping to build and engage a broad base of activists, donors and partners; better use data to inform decisionmaking, strategies, fundraising, and operations; and manage and track finances, program benchmarks, and more.  This position also supports key aspects of TransForm’s communications.

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