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Streetbikes

STREETBIKES VOLUNTEER WORKER

  • IT/Office/Admin
  • Sport/Physical Activity
  • Health/Care/Community
  • Teaching/Mentoring
  • Other
  • Children/Young People/Families
  • Mental Health

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Location
  • Batley and Spen
  • Huddersfield
Days available to volunteer
  • Flexible
About the Organisation

Streetbikes is a Kirklees based charity that supports a positive change to health and wellbeing through cycling. We are an inclusive cycling charity who run mixed ability cycling sessions at Spenborough running track and run a bike recycling workshop in Milnsbridge.

Streetbikes is dependent upon it's friendly & dedicated team of volunteers to work alongside Streetbikes' employees to support our clients.

Streetbikes has an extensive stock of maintained bikes, including tricycles, adaptive bikes, wheelchair bikes,  recliners, handcycles and more.

We offer our services to individuals, care organisations,  corporate settings, families, schools & whoever needs some support to get on a bike.

We aim to surmount barriers to enjoying a bike ride, in a social, safe outdoor environment.

Currently our track session run from 10:30 to 2pm on a Saturday & a Tuesday, & our Milnsbridge office & workshop is open Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.

Take a look for yourself by visiting the Streetbikes website.

Role Description

PUTTING SMILES ON FACES  :}

Supporting adults and children to enjoy an outdoor cycle session around an enclosed athletics track. Many of our clients our vulnerable & supporting them is enormously rewarding.

You would be part of a team of friendly volunteers, collectively running the track sessions at Spenborough Althetics Track, Liversedge

We have vacancies for volunteers on a Tuesday and Saturday anytime between 10am & 3pm.

Volunteers bring varied attributes to the role. Any of the following tasks are available for you to engage in:

  • Admissions: - Seated at the admissions table, welcoming clients, booking them in for their track session, taking payments & directing clients to the track side.
  • Managing the charities bicycling helmets: - Matching helmet to the client, adjusting & fitting where required.
  • Matching suitable bikes to an individuals client needs. From a basic two wheeler to adaptive bikes, wheelchair bikes & more.
  • Track patrol: - Cycling the enclosed running track, supporting the clients as they ride, mostly having friendly chats & offering them support when needed.
  • Packing & un-packing of bikes from the on-site storage containers.
  • Being a friendly volunteer, welcoming clients, chatting to us all & generally helping out
  • Community rides: - Assist in taking riders out along the Spen Valley Greenway for a more extensive cycle ride

The role is an excellent opportunity to be part of a supportive team, build confidence, make new friends.

Our volunteers are of all ages, Streetbikes is inclusive & welcomes potential volunteers to visit for a taster sessions as a volunteer before committing.

Streetbilkes can provide enrolled volunteers with references that reflects their commitment to the charity.

Your travel expenses can be reimbursed & an optional sandwich lunch is provided.

Take a look for yourself by visiting the Streetbikes website.

Company/Organisation Name

Streetbikes

18 yrs and above

Special Requirements
  • References required
  • DBS (criminal record check that the organisation will organise)
Deadline

01/09/2024

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