Mountain Bike Patrol Team Volunteers Needed at Lebanon Hills

Dakota County Parks is now recruiting volunteers for their Mountain Bike Patrol Team at the Lebanon Hills Mountain Bike Trails in Eagan.  Volunteers must meet qualifications and complete all training required.  All details and requirements for these volunteer positions are listed below.

  • Minimum age 16 years
  • Good physical fitness and customer service skills 
  •  Adult/Child CPR Certification
  • Basic First Aid Certification 
  • IMBA National Mountain Bike Patrol Member 
  • Intermediate riding skill level 
  • Must provide own bike and helmet
  •  Completion of all required training 

Required training:  (Volunteers must complete all training before working as patrol.)
  • IMBA National Mountain Bike Patrol Training
  • To be determined
  • On the Trail Bike Repair Clinic
  • To be determined

CPR & First Aid Certification
Current certification through March 31, 2016 is required for all Mountain Bike Patrol volunteers. Volunteers may seek and register for these certification programs on their own, and Dakota County Parks will provide reimbursement for those qualifying certification programs.
Qualifying certification programs: Layman or Basic Adult/Child CPR and Basic First Aid certification.
Certification programs must be completed by Dec. 15, 2015 to be eligible to volunteer.
Those volunteers who have been previously certified within the past five years, who need to be recertified, can register for a Recertification Program coordinated by Dakota County Parks, at no cost:
  • Recertification in Layman Adult/Child CPR & Basic First Aid
  • Thursday, Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m.
    Black Hawk Middle School, Eagan 

Time commitment
The Volunteer Mountain Bike Patrol team is a one year commitment: Nov. 1-Oct. 31.  Volunteers are asked to commit to 30 hours per year.   

Sign Up
FYI, We’re still learning all the bells and whistles with a new volunteer software system…but soon you’ll see Mountain Bike Patrol as an option to sign up for.
  • In the meantime, you can set up your own account HERE so you’re ready to go when we post the Mountain Bike Patrol position (hopefully by the end of this week).

Contact Katie Pata at 651-554-6532 or katie.pata@co.dakota.mn.us

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