Volunteer Bike Maintenance Assistant

Strawberry Line Cafe and Cycle Project

Name: Volunteer Bike Maintenance Assistant
Organisation: Strawberry Line Cafe and Cycle Project
Location: Strawberry Line Cycle Project, Platform 1, Yatton Railway Station, Yatton, North Somerset, BS49 4AJ
Type: Part Time
This role could be fixed regular shifts or flexible


We are seeking people with a passion for cycling and a knowledge of bike maintenance, to share their enthusiasm and skills with the people involved in our project. Our bikes are used for hire by the public and for group activities by those in the local community. In addition to the cycling work we do in the community, we also offer a range of training and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities. People who volunteer with us will have to opportunity to be involved in all elements of our project.

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Organisation Description

The Strawberry Line Cafe and Cycle Project is a not for profit Community Interest Company with paid employees in its cafe and cycle hire at Yatton Station. It exists to employ and train adults with learning disabilities.


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Cause / Interests

  • Disability
  • Employment
  • Environment
  • Mentoring
  • Sport and Outdoor Activities
  • Youth

Types of Activity

  • Community Work
  • General and Helping
  • Mentoring
  • Practical Work and DIY

Skills and Qualifications


We are seeking volunteers who have a knowledge of bike maintenance and the ability to carry out the required tasks of cycle maintenance. A passion and enjoyment of cycling and the great outdoors would be advantageous too. In addition to this, we ask that all volunteers are enabling and empowering to those they are working with; sharing their knowledge and skills with those involved in our project.


We have a great team who work at our project, we are a supportive team who embrace individuality and enable each other to achieve. We would offer fun, friendship, emotional support, opportunities to develop skills and to gain a wide range of experiences.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Refreshments provided and public transport costs or mileage offered
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: Support Provided
Training: Training Provided
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion, References, DBS Check, Taster session