You do not have to know everything about bikes to volunteer!
On volunteer night, you can begin without bike-mechanic-knowledge. Just come on in! It is a great introduction to bicycles, tools and Free Ride. It is also just a great time to see the shop-space and meet new people.
Time spent volunteering can be recorded in our time-log, then redeemed for used parts, bikes or repair-classes.
1 hour of volunteering is worth $10 of credit at Free Ride.
Unlike Open Shop, on Volunteer Night no personal bike projects are allowed, instead volunteers keep the shop in order with a flexible level of supervision.
You can volunteer any time Free Ride is open, but it is easier to learn volunteer tasks in a dedicated volunteer session.
Here are some of things people do to keep the shop together: