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Community Bike Workshop Volunteer

  • VO73511


Description

In this role, volunteers are asked to aid the running of our friendly, open and fun community bike maintenance workshop. The aim of the workshop is to teach others about bike maintenance in a relaxed and supportive environment. Your role at the Wee Spoke Hub’s DIY sessions will be to assist our mechanic in the running of the workshops and help workshop participants feel empowered to fix their own bike.Various tasks involved.

Organisation aims and objectives

The SHRUB Co-op aims to reduce waste by providing a platform for people to engage with sustainability. It is student-led, but anybody can get involved. We run a Swapshop, where people can swap their ‘waste’ things for items swapped in by others, a Freeshop (for members of the co-operative), a beginners Bicycle repair and maintenance workshop, upcycling and upskilling workshops, Social Justice Movie Nights, and host a food-sharing group who tackle food waste.

Availability

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3 hours per week minimum

Restrictions

Experience required: Ability to work in cooperation with others, a patient, sociable and non judgmental attitude, willingness to learn about bike maintenance
Travel details: The wee spoke hub, Shrub co-op, 13 Guthrie Street, EH11JG Edinburgh
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses provided for lunch, transport (in role)
Training details: The induction either takes place at one of our general inductions or “Warm Welcomes” events, regularly held at our premises on Bread Street. When needed, we also run individual inductions. Ongoing training is available, some of which is certified.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 5 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.