Cycle Service and Repair Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to join our Cycle Service and Repair team to work in our customer-facing cycle workshop, check cycles in for service, help with sales of refurbished cycles and new cycling accessories and to maintain a clean and welcoming environment for all our visitors.

Main duties may include

  • Checking customer cycles in for service
  • Operating our point of sale system and some cash handling
  • Providing information and advice to customers about service and repair options
  • Speaking to visitors about refurbished cycles available for sale
  • Advising customers about cycle accessories for sale
  • Maintaining a clean, welcoming and nicely presented public-facing workshop area
  • Helping with events, classes and workshops at Lang Toun Cycles

Personal qualities

  • Approachable, non-judgemental, and have a friendly manner when dealing with other staff, volunteers, customers and visitors
  • Enjoy helping others and working in a team
  • Flexible and willing to learn new skills

Skills and knowledge

  • An interest in cycling and some demonstrable experience servicing, repairing and maintaining cycles.
  • Some understanding of our environment and an interest in making Kirkcaldy a greener and fairer place to live
  • Basic admin skills and computer literacy
  • Some cash handling

Support and Training

  • Greener Kirkcaldy/Lang Toun Cycles Staff will give new volunteers full training and there are written processes and procedures to follow. Other training, such as recognised cycle mechanic qualifications and First Aid training will be provided as required

Commitment

Minimum volunteer hours:

9am – 1.30pm or 1.30pm – 5.30pm one day per week

Greener Kirkcaldy have regular volunteer social events which all volunteers are invited to.

Would you like to get involved?

Interested? Please contact David Glover by emailing david@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk or phone 01592 858458

Retail and Customer Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to join our Retail and Customer Service team to work on the shop floor to greet our customers, check cycles in for service, help with sales of refurbished cycles and new cycling accessories and to maintain a clean and welcoming environment for all our visitors.

Main duties may include

  • Welcoming customers to the shop
  • Checking customer cycles in for service
  • Operating our point of sale system and cash handling
  • Providing information and advice to customers about service and repair options
  • Speaking to visitors about refurbished cycles available for sale
  • Advising customers about cycle accessories for sale
  • Maintaining a clean, welcoming and nicely presented shop area
  • Helping with events, classes and workshops at Lang Toun Cycles
  • Providing administrative support

Personal qualities

  • Approachable, non-judgemental, and have a friendly manner when dealing with other staff, volunteers, customers and visitors
  • Enjoy helping others and working in a team
  • Flexible and willing to learn new skills

Skills and knowledge

  • An interest in cycling
  • Some understanding of our environment and an interest in making Kirkcaldy a greener and fairer place to live
  • Basic admin skills and computer literacy
  • Some cash handling

Support and Training

  • Greener Kirkcaldy/Lang Toun Cycles Staff will give new volunteers full training and there are written processes and procedures to follow. Other training, such as First Aid will be provided as required

Commitment

Minimum volunteer hours:

9am – 1.30pm or 1.30pm – 5.30pm one day per week

Greener Kirkcaldy have regular volunteer social events which all volunteers are invited to.

Would you like to get involved?

Interested?

Please contact David Glover by emailing david@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk or phone 01592 858458

Stores Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to join our Cycle Stores team to work in our stores area taking in donated bikes, assessing them for refurbishment, strip down or recycling. Stores Volunteers will also help maintain a well organised and efficient storage system for parts and accessories and will help out on the shop floor if needed.

Main duties may include

  • Checking donated bikes into the stores
  • Conducting initial assessments of donated cycles
  • Refurbishing donated cycles to a resale condition
  • Stripping down cycles as parts donors
  • Sorting waste into categories for recycling
  • Maintaining a clean, well organised stores and workshop area
  • Helping on the shop floor if needed
  • Helping with events, classes and workshops at Lang Toun Cycles

Personal qualities

  • Approachable, non-judgemental, and have a friendly manner when dealing with other staff, volunteers, customers and visitors
  • Enjoy helping others and working in a team
  • Flexible and willing to learn new skills

Skills and knowledge

  • An interest in cycling and cycle mechanics
  • Some understanding of our environment and an interest in making Kirkcaldy a greener and fairer place to live
  • Basic admin skills and computer literacy

Support and Training

  • Greener Kirkcaldy/Lang Toun Cycles Staff will give new volunteers full training and there are written processes and procedures to follow. Other training, such as recognised cycle mechanic qualifications and First Aid training will be provided as required

Commitment

Minimum volunteer hours:

9am – 130pm or 130pm – 530pm one day per week

Greener Kirkcaldy have regular volunteer social events which all volunteers are invited to.

Would you like to get involved?

Interested?

Please contact David Glover by emailing david@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk or phone 01592 858458

Cycle Ride Leader / Assistant

Greener Kirkcaldy are also looking for volunteer cycle ride leaders / assistants to run and assist with cycle rides across Kirkcaldy. Read more.