Jake: Our Newest BikeDr Trainee

 Jake is the one in the green hoodie, second from the left. 

Jake is the one in the green hoodie, second from the left. 

Jake, a BikeRescue Graduate from Youth Futures Clarkson, is a stickler for detail. During the program, he went above and beyond to make sure his bikes were working perfectly. As a result, and because of his many other strengths, he’s been selected to become our newest BikeDr Trainee.

The BikeDr traineeship is a structured, 6-week program. Jake will spend one day a week with BikeDrs Luke, Fletch and Shelby, following them around on their missions around town, gaining sales and customer service experience in the shop, and honing his mechanic’s skills. Afterwards, he will be offered a recommendation and a reference to help him gain future employment.

Bike Dr Trainees are offered to 3% of our BikeRescue graduates 3% of are selected based on the following criteria:

- a high level of problem solving ability,
- a high work ethic
- commitment in attendance
- leadership capabilities

Jake has shown all of these and more. We’re very excited to see where he’ll go next. Good luck Jake!