BiCi Co. Volunteer - Bicycles and Community


(41.757362,-72.67795)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

97 Park StreetHartford, CT 06106

About

Volunteers are critical to sustaining BiCi Co. programs.

We’re looking for people to share their passion for biking, mechanic skills, and sustainability with Hartford youth and BiCi Co.members.

BiCi Co. Women's Committee - Are you excited about getting more women and girls on bikes? This is the crew you want to volunteer with. Send us an email for more information, or come in on Monday nights between 5:30-8:30pm to meet other Women's Committee members during Women's DIY Hours.

DIY Member Hours - You don’t have to be a master mechanic to volunteer. You can shadow an experienced mechanic to build your skills. Soon you’ll be showing others how to change a tire and more! We also need help at the welcome desk, to check in visitors and members as they enter the workshop. Weekly hours, ongoing.

Teen Earn-a-Bike Volunteers - Volunteer mechanics (and mechanic trainees) are needed during the teen Earn-a-Bike Program. Teens meet twice a week, learn about bicycle topics, and leave the seven week program with a bicycle they tuned up themselves - with a lock, lights, and bicycle helmet. Two sessions each year, spring and fall. Fall session starts in September.

BIKELIFE-HARTFORD! Volunteers - Mid-April, during high school spring break. Up to 60 volunteers. Annual event with many volunteer mechanics tuning up bicycles during the preceeding months.

Contact the Shop Manager (bici_co@ctpf.org) to get more information about volunteering, or just stop by the shop at 97 Park Street during DIY Member Hours.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Bicycling
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3 hours per month minimum, up to 20 hrs per month

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