30 - Bike Mechanic
When We Need You
From 15/09/2011 onwards
We have recently secured funding to provide a "wheels to work" service for individuals in the Levenmouth area who are excluded from employment due to lack of transport. You would be responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the bikes to enable individuals to have reliable transport to travel to their work.
The main aim is to provide access to services and opportunities for people whose mobility is reduced for various reasons; to promote and provide training skills that will assist members/volunteers obtain paid employment; to promote, establish and operate other schemes for the benefit of the community.
Skills & Experience
An interest and knowledge in bike mechanics, no formal qualifications required although hands on experience is essential. Driving licence preferred.
Levenmouth, Wellesley Road. On main bus routes.
Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Police Check, References
Training and Induction Details
All volunteers will receive a structured induction period to familiarise them with the work of MyBus in general and their own area of work in particular. Training will also be given as appropriate to help fulfil the role effectively and as funds permit.
Specialist / Technical
40 pence per mile is payable for car drivers. Bus fares are reimbursed in cash on a weekly basis on production of a valid bus ticket.
Frequency & Commitment
3 hours per day
Volunteers must be at least 25 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
Contact: Julie Wesencraft
Tel: 01333 429066