Bikeworks has recently been awarded funding to provide bikes to families that are supported by local charities. As a result we are looking for additional mechanics to join the existing team to help increase the number of bikes that can be produced each week. They collect more than 100 bikes per week and the variable condition of these bikes means that not every bike can be repaired and made safe, but the ones that can exceed their current capacity. The work is varied and interesting and the workshop facility is extensive with all the tools and equipment required.
No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - public transport rates or mileage if applicable
The position would be ideally suited to the mechanically minded with an interest in bikes or machinery, and is hands-on.. Training and support are available, but once completed there is a high level of autonomy in the work and the satisfaction of stripping down and completely rebuilding a working bike.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Interview; References; Trial Period
No, not for this opportunity.
Unit 4, Castleblair Business Park, Glenrothes.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.
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