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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Greater HartfordHartford, CT 06106

About

Repair Bikes

Initiative: Beyond the Basics

Impact area: Basic needs (food, clothing, housing)

Location(s): Hartford

Hours: Saturday and Sunday afternoons

Duration: Weekly, year-round

Desired level of commitment: Once per month

Age requirement: 16 (with parent/legal guardian if under 18)

Tasks may include:
* Greeting and interacting with community members
* Repairing bikes for people who are served through a basic needs outreach

In order to volunteer, you should be:
* A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
* Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
* Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
* Skilled at bike repair
* Able to use own tools
* Reliable
* Patient
* Friendly
* Open to engaging with people who are facing mental health or substance-abuse struggles
* Open to engaging with people who are facing homelessness
* Spanish-speaking skills a plus

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.


Skills

  • People Skills
  • Bike Mechanics / Repair

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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