Lang Toun Cycles – Cycle Service and Repair Volunteer
Lang Toun Cycles is a new community cycle shop, social enterprise start-up project from Greener Kirkcaldy.
Lang Toun Cycles is based in a large 2 story retail space at 245 High Street, Kirkcaldy. 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.
Lang Toun Cycles opening times are:
Tuesday: 10am – 5.30pm
Thursday: 10am -5.30pm
Friday: 10am – 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am – 5.30pm
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
- 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
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?
Please contact David Glover by emailing email@example.com or phone 01592 858458