Garage Mechanic Mentor

  • VO63684


Description

Helm is a charity based in Dundee which provides a creative, supportive learning service for people, in particular young people, who may face difficult barriers to developing sustainable careers. We encourage young people to strive for positive results and over 70% reach positive destinations. Where do you fit in?

Helm are currently looking for a dynamic individual who can engage with students to find that spark that ignites a potential future in either training or employment within car mechanics.

You will be based at our Training garage in Dundee and will work alongside our Head Mechanic and students in commercial service and repairs and intensive teaching on Helm training cars and motorbikes. We also provide a valeting service.

Organisation aims and objectives

Provision of employment and life skills training to disadvantaged young people and young parents. Promotion of healthy living lifestyle. Training and personal development courses for young people / parents. A range of social enterprise activities to support programme and generate incomes. Garden project selling plants, garage project carrying out car maintenance and valeting.

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4 hours approx. per week, preferably for periods of 6 months and beyond.

Restrictions

Experience required: Experience in a garage environment; experience of training / supervising people; A passion for mechanics; Full driving licence.
Travel details: Helm Training Garage, Block 2, Unit 11, Mid Wynd, Dundee, DD14JG.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Yes, if agreed in advance, and either 40p per mile for use of own car, or reimbursement of public transport.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Try with no commitment.
Training details: Full induction given that will cover all garage equipment. Health and safety training
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago

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