• Job Posting for Volunteer Coordinator

    10 hours a week Wednesday & Thursday 4:30 – 8:30 + 2 hours of admin time Required experience: previous volunteer coordinating We have more than one position open based on coverage of our programs and availability, part time or full time as positions are filled. How to Apply Send a resume outlining your qualifications to info@backalleybikes.org. Read more

  • Job Posting for Program Leader

    Position Program Leaders are seasonal employees at Back Alley Bikes (BAB) and are responsible for directly leading program participants and managing the space during program hours. They work with other staff to teach mechanics and other bicycling skills, uphold the shop culture and guidelines, set up and clean up the space, and lead and manage volunteers who are Read more

  • Job Posting: Director of Development

    BACK ALLEY BIKES DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (20-30 hours a week, $15/hour) Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Director of Development will be responsible for:   Fundraising & Communications: Devise, plan and execute revenue generating and fundraising activities in order to raise at minimum $15K through October 2017, with ongoing plan to generate $100K per Read more

  • Spring Mixer in the bike shop for Back Alley Bikes June 7th 2017

    Join the the Back Alley Bikes Board of Directors and staff of The Hub of Detroit and Back Alley Bikes for our Summer Mixer! What: Drinks and hors d’oeuvres at The Hub of Detroit Storefront + tours of Back Alley Bikes When: Wednesday June 7th, 2017 from 7pm – 9pm Where: The Hub of Detroit Storefront, Read more

  • The Hub of Detroit is Re-opening April 2017!

    We are excited to announce that The Hub of Detroit is re-opening after a winter hiatus. Please see the below flyer for details and stop on by!

  • Now Hiring Program Leaders for 2016!

    Looking for an awesome job this summer? Want to hone your skills as a bicycle mechanic while teaching others what you know? We would love to hear from you. Email jobs@thehubofdetroit.org.  

  • Annual Report Card 2015

    Here’s our 2015 Annual report card! Copies in print available at The Hub of Detroit & Back Alley Bikes’ workshop.

  • WSU Students Complete Service Learning Hours at BAB

    This past fall we partnered with faculty at Wayne State University teaching a Writing and Community course. Over the course of three months, 5-6 students came each week to our volunteer time and helped us with various tasks. They also contributed reflections on their volunteer service or other pieces of writing we could use to Read more


    Come out this weekend to check out our garage sale. We are at capacity (see picture below for proof) and can’t fit anymore bikes in our warehouse. All proceeds from the garage sale will support our YOUTH PROGRAMS. Buy a bike. Help get a kid on a bike. It’s that simple. No haggling but trust us…you Read more

  • Fall Schedule Changes/Closings

    UPCOMING SCHEDULE CHANGES Ally Time Moved to Sunday from 5-8pm Adult Mechanics Class Officially ends for the year on November 29th Holiday Closing Dates Thanksgiving Closed from 11/25 – 11/28 Christmas Closed from 12/20-1/3

  • Adult EAB with NOAH Project a Success

    Our first Adult Earn A Bike class with the NOAH Project was a great success. We had six students and they all completed their bikes. We spent our last day going over the bikes, talking about safe riding skills, and going on a group bike ride. We ended at the Hub where each student had Read more

  • November Volunteer Newsletter

    Check out the November Volunteer Newsletter by clicking here.