B4R – Volunteering with us

Volunteering with Bikes for Refugees

We always welcome new volunteers. Work involves  a range of jobs besides mechanical repair, e.g managing donations, clerical, internet, cleaning and detailing, helping people select bikes, assisting the public, providing cycling information,  fund-raising etc. Please contact us if interested.

Volunteers contribute greatly to the success of the scheme.

Benefits

  •  work with a small organisation, of friendly people who are interested in bicycles, want to help refugees and asylum seekers and others in need, and want to help the environment
  • learn skills of mechanical work on bikes and bike restoration, including assessing bikes, planning repair work, routine maintenance and adjustment,  repairs,  specialized equipment and tools, bike restoration
  • gain experience of working on many types of bikes, built at different times.
  • help the public with bicycle  repairs and bicycle information
  • help Adelaide’s cyclists keep their bikes on the road
  • have access to the workshop’s stocks of parts, tools and resources
  • tea room with free tea & coffee, plus a social bbq every 1-2 months.
  • You can  count your volunteering towards ‘work for the dole’ requirements
  • we can supply references for job applications.
  • flexible times and days
  • pleasant work site in Adelaide CBD
  • easily accessible by public transport
  • close to  Central Market and City Centre .

last updated 1 Jan 2016