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Bike Maintenance Volunteer

Location: The Passage Resource Centre, Carlisle Place, Victoria. London, SW1P 1NL

When: the exact time of the session is flexible, dependent on when you are available. It does need to be a weekday between the hours of either 9am – 12 noon or 1pm – 3pm 

Please note:

  • Applicants must be 18 years old or over
  • We will ask for personal references

About this volunteer role

This role sits in our Employment Strategy team and is supervised by Group Facilitator who creates groups for people using our services that will provide them with either life skills, or skills that will increase their employability. We have access to some funded places on a bike mechanic courses and we would like to provide people with a space to practice and use those skills. 

We are committed to creating a safe, non – judgmental space for everyone here at The Passage, regardless of who they are and there is an expectation that volunteers understand this and behave accordingly towards people using our services, other volunteers, visitors  and members of staff.

Main duties

  • Adjusting brakes, gears, frames, forks, handlebars  
  • Inspecting tyres for damage, and how to check correct pressure 
  • How to fix a puncture  

Desired qualities

How we will support you

Volunteers are essential to The Passage and our success. Our team of volunteers add tremendous value to our services from serving food and driving to providing complementary therapies and facilitating English conversation classes.

All volunteers benefit from:

  • Induction and training including introduction to homelessness, personal & professional boundaries and equality, diversity & inclusion
  • Learning more about homelessness and the challenges faced by people using our services
  • Flexibility of shift times and a wide variety of roles
  • Travel expenses reimbursed

Any questions?

Please refer to our Volunteering FAQs

Alternatively, please get in touch via email or phone at 07843 342220 (phone line open from 10am – 4.30pm on weekdays).

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