VOLUNTEER in Our Bike shop
Redemptive Cycles survives not only through donations, but also through volunteer labor.
The area in which we are most in need is bike mechanics; there are always bikes to fix and not enough people to do it. If you have bike mechanics skills, we would love to have you come and swing a wrench. We have a volunteer calendar in shop where you can sign up for a day, morning, or afternoon to come in.
If you don't have mechanics skills not to worry. We still need help in other areas.
The main issue is no matter what you have to offer some training is necessary. Learning how the bike shop works and how to help customers can be just as technical as mechanics. Either way it will take a few weeks to get familiar with everything before you're really grinding out some productivity.
Training volunteers is an investment on our part, it takes our guys extra time to teach everything. So if you're interested in volunteering, please know we are looking for long term members of our team. Teaching someone everything and then watching them go MIA after a month is heart breaking. So if you're going to become a part of our family, don't back out on us, because family sticks together!
HOW IT WORKS
Volunteers at Redemptive receive points for hours they put in. . See as followed:
Every Hour spent Volunteering = 1 Point
Volunteer points can be redeemed in multiple different ways. See below:
Free Silver membership 1 month – 10 points
Free Gold membership 1 month – 20 points
Free T shirt or cork shirt – 10 points
Point exchange 1% off – 1 point
(Point exchange – You can discount any purchase by using your points at an exchange rate of 1% off per 1 point. You can use up to 50 points on a single purchase taking up to 50% off that purchase.)
Senior Volunteer qualifications:
Volunteer must acquire a minimum of100 hours to become a senior volunteer. In addition, they must acquire a minimum of 10 points a month. Senior Volunteers receive a special RC Shirt in addition to their added perks.
Volunteers and their points will be honored and made visible at our annual community dinner.
If you're interested in becoming a volunteer. Don't call. Don't email. Don't write a letter. Just come into the shop and start talking with us. We welcome anyone to hang out and we can figure out the logistics from there!