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Bicycle Mechanic & Trainee

Indoor and Outdoor Repair Seasons

Red Raccoon Bike Rescue


   About the Position

Impact Statement
You can learn bicycle mechanic skills and use them to help ensure your fellow community members have safe and reliable bicycles for transportation, fun, and freedom.

Description
Indoor Season (Nov-April)
1. Learn / hone bicycle repair skills from experienced bike mechanics.
2. Repair donated bicycles in our bicycle workspace. Prepare them to be given away or sold at affordable prices to new clients.
3. Tear down donated bicycles that aren’t worth repairing - to reap any useful parts.
Outdoor Season (May-Oct)
4. Use your enhanced skills to 'rescue' the bikes of fellow community members at our outdoor season events (mainly Saturdays and some weeknights).
Year Round
5. Have fun and 'give back' with like-minded volunteers!


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Maintenance, Recreation/Sports

Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Repairing, Maintaining Equipment


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Experienced bike mechanic(s) will provide any mentoring and assistance that you may require.
Working Conditions: Indoor Season
Well heated / ventilated indoor bike 'shop' well equipped with bike stands, tools, parts.
Outdoor Season
Enjoy working on bikes outdoors (on Saturdays in Victoria Park near the clocktower; on weeknights at community centres, libraries, etc.)
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route


Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime
Indoor season shop times: Mon 6-9p; Tues 6-9p; Wed 6-9p; Thurs 10a-2p; Sat 11a-3p.
Outdoor season times: Thurs 10a-2p; some week nights; Sat 10a-3p.

   Contact Information
https://redraccoonbikerescue.com
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Jim Marston
519-954-9205
79 Joseph Street Kitchener, N2G 1J2
Kitchener,Waterloo

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