Metro Vancouver Repair Cafes (Fixer Volunteers needed for Repair Cafe Vancouver)

Organization Name: Metro Vancouver Repair Cafes
Opportunity Title: Fixer Volunteers needed for Repair Cafe Vancouver
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: July 15, 2019
End Date: July 1, 2036

Email: volunteer@metrovanrepaircafes.ca
Website: http://www.metrovanrepaircafes.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:
Repair Cafés are community gatherings where fixer volunteers help visitors repair their broken household items. At a typical Repair Cafe, you can expect to see fixing stations for Electronics, Small Appliances, Textile, Jewelry, Woodwork, and Bikes. Open to the public free of charge, Repair Cafes aim to reduce waste, fix the throw-away culture, share repair knowledge and promote an inclusive community.

Repair Cafe Vancouver is set to launch on Aug 24 at Hillcrest Centre, with more monthly events to come.  We welcome tinkerers, knitters of all kinds to join us!  Sign up at www.metrovanrepaircafes.ca/volunteer.  Any questions email volunteer@metrovanrepaircafes.ca or follow us on facebook

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