Staffer Tasks while hosting an Open Shop Session

Staffer Tasks while hosting an Open Shop Session:

Be a Cashier:

  • Ring in Sales and Make Change.
  • Open and Close the Cash Register
  • Reconcile the Receipt Totals
  • Move Cash to Safe
  • Collect the Shop Fee for tool and stand-use

Explain Free Ride:

  • Volunteer Hours and Credit
  • Classes – Payment for, how to attend
  • Open Shop Vs. Volunteer Night Vs. Women and Queer Open Shop Sessions
  • Price vs Suggested Donation for used bikes and parts
  • Show vs Do Method of Teaching Repairs
  • Where are things in the Construction Junction Warehouse
  • Rent-a-Hook

Open and Close the shop:

  • Come in first to Unlock / Lock Tools and Parts
  • Turn the Lights On and Off

Coordinate:

  • Identify or ask for Volunteer Mechanics to assist patrons.
  • Offer Mechanical Advice or Direction
  • Identify and Suggest Volunteer Activities
  • De-Tag Rent-A-Hook Bikes for potential buyers, if the bikes are past-due
  • Wind down and end open shop
  • Provide Donation Receipts, New Time-Logs and Rent-a-Hook sheets

Staffer Tasks while hosting a Volunteer Night Session:

Coordinate:

  • Identify the most useful volunteer tasks for the session
  • List these tasks for view if possible.
  • Facilitate and explain how and where to record volunteer work performed
  • Demonstrate volunteer tasks as needed.
  • Introduce yourself and others to each other if possible
  • On request De-Tag Rent-A-Hook Bikes for a potential hour-trade-in, if the bikes are past-due
  • Call a ‘scrapper’ to collect old bikes
  • Curtail personal projects in a volunteer session.

Explain Free Ride:

  • Volunteer Hours and Credit
  • Classes – Payment for, how to attend
  • Open Shop Vs. Volunteer Night Vs. Women and Queer Open Shop Sessions
  • Price vs Suggested Donation for used bikes and parts
  • Show vs Do Method of Teaching Repairs
  • Where are things in the Construction Junction Warehouse
  • Rent-a-Hook

Open and Close the shop:

  • Come in first to Unlock / Lock Tools and Parts
  • Turn the Lights On and Off

Coordinate:

  • Wind down and end the volunteer session
  • Provide New Time-Logs