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Wheelchair Shop Manager/Trainee for Nonprofit

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ORGANIZATION: The Human Potential Center

  • 12 people are interested
You too can find mobility freedom

Our nonprofit, GoodwheelChairs.org, repairs and refurbishes donated wheelchairs and scooters to sell at a reduced, affordable price to those with little or no insurance. Our current shop manager is thinking about retiring, and he would like to train a new shop manager before he does. If we did decide to hire you after your volunteer time in training, you need to know that we don't pay much ($250 a month), but it's rewarding work where you get to help people in a very tangible way.

The shop manager does light repair work, installs batteries, maintains the database, runs errands, replies to emails and phone calls, and helps customers who are interested in buying the chairs.

You'd be working out of our small shop and could essentially make your own hours. You'd be helping out those who are less mobile and providing a valued resource to Austin and our nonprofit.

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About The Human Potential Center


2007 BERT AVE, AUSTIN, TX 78704, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to spark the Creativity, Love and Playfulness of the Human Spirit through a variety of services that improve relationships, enhance creative thinking and promote physical wellness. We believe this is one of the best ways to produce a healthier, happier, and more peaceful world.


Founded in Austin in 1986, The Human Potential Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization. As an nonprofit, many of our events are free, so there are plenty of opportunities for everyone to get involved.

Humanistic psychology asks, "What are people like when they are at their very best?" We aim to answer that by living in a way that is as creative, loving, genuine and playful as possible.


Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.





  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Macintosh Platform
  • Auto Mechanics / Repair


  • People 55+


  • Based on our current work load, you would probably be working about 10 to 20 hours a week.

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