Young Person’s Earn-a-Bike Volunteer - Do you have some experience with young people and fixing bikes?

The Bristol Bike Project
Voluntary position
Contract Type: 
Part Time
3.5 weekly or bi-weekly
Details of Role: 


**This position will be open until filled so please apply asap if you're interested**

Young Person’s Earn-a-Bike volunteers are;

  • Excited to empower young people
  • Enthusiastic about being part of a diverse team and working with people from different backgrounds than their own
  • Committed to our Safer Space Commitment
  • Practical, patient and calm in a busy environment

Working relationships: You will work as part of a volunteer team, supported by the Community Workshop Coordinator, YPEAB Coordinator and the Volunteer & Member Coordinator.

Specific Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Welcoming and building a relationship with young people, working with them in a way that engages their interest in fixing and maintaining their bike
  • Delivering the YPEAB session, which involves basic bike maintenance i.e. connecting gear cables and indexing, connecting brake cables and setting up pads, taking wheel out and fitting a tube
  • Tidying and general housekeeping in the Community Workshop
  • Following Bristol Bike Project policies and procedures when volunteering. These are available in the Volunteer Handbook on the website 

Example YPEAB session:

  • 14:30 - have a planning meeting with both coordinators and the other volunteer
  • 15:00 - first booked in young person arrives and you have an hour’s session with them working on their bike
  • 16:00 - tea break and prepare bike for the next young person
  • 16:30 - second booked in young person arrives etc.
  • 17:30 - 18:00 - put away the tools you’ve been using, tidy your workstation, close


We will get you a DBS check if you don’t already have one on the update system.

**This position will be open until filled so please apply asap if you're interested**

Closing Date: 
Thursday, 11 August, 2022 - 13:45
How to Apply: 

If you are interested in this role please contact, or call Lucia on 07724581040.

Contact Person: 
Lucia Thompson
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