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VeloCity Bicycle Cooperative

  • 5 people are interested

No experience necessary! We're looking to expand our mission to a year round Youth based educational & mentoring Program but we don't have the funds to hire a Youth Program Coordinator! Suggestions for Fundraisers helping organize mailing campaigns, local rides, raffle contests, silent auctions, and BBQs.

We're also looking for anyone with experience in grant writing.

Requirements: No experience is necessary. Any help you can provide is really helpful
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Web site: velocitycoop.org
Tags: event fundraising grant planning writing
Mdl 1236026: Community Role Model Opportunities: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Spanish Appropriate: No
METRO: Yes
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About Us:

Our mission is to educate, encourage, and empower a vibrant and inclusive cycling community through learning. We provide a non-profit, volunteer-run, educational do-it-yourself workshop offering training, rides, and events to empower all levels of cyclists in building, maintaining, and embracing the fun of bicycles.

We offer
Youth programs
Community outreach programs
Training classes in bicycle maintenance
Open Shop hours for do-it-yourself bike maintenance repair, supported by experienced volunteers
Same day bicycle maintenance services (scheduled; during weekdays only)
Used bicycle recycling
Community bike rides and social events
At Vélocity Bicycle Cooperative, you can
Fix your bicycle
Help others
Donate materials
Hang out and meet new people
Get tips on where and how to cycle safely in Alexandria
Suggested donations
$10 per hour for use of tools and shop supplies during Open Shop hours
$10 per hour for training classes
Approximately $5 for most used parts
We welcome your donations of bicycles, bicycle parts, and tools.


Here's our website: velocitycoop.org
For more information, please reply to the email!

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About VeloCity Bicycle Cooperative

Location:

2111 MT VERNON AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Our mission is to grow and empower an inclusive biking community through education and affordability. Vision: Affordability: Make safe reliable bicycles more affordable for everyone. Diversity: Foster diversity within the cycling community. Education: Expand the availability of quality cycling education within the community. Recreation: Promote cycling as a healthy and enjoyable activity. We provide a non-profit, volunteer-run, educational do-it-yourself workshop offering training, rides, and events to empower all levels of cyclists in building, maintaining, and embracing the fun of bicycles. As a local non-profit organization, we rely strictly on volunteers and funding from private individuals and organizations. Although we primarily work with recycled materials, we do spend money on consumables with include things like bicycles tubes, cables, and brake pads. We encourage monetary donations from all that use the shop.

Description

No experience is required to volunteer with Velocity. We have experienced volunteers to teach you everything you'd like to know about bicycles and community organizing. Come on down, make new friends, mess with bikes!

Follow us on Facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/VéloCity-Bicycle-Cooperative/361337181517?ref=ts&fref=ts

Here's our website:

http://velocitycoop.org

Education & Literacy
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2111 Mt Vernon AveAlexandria, VA 22301

(38.82533,-77.0583)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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