The Hub seeks youth for bike mechanic-in-training

From the Hub of Detroit web site:

Detroit-based cycling non-profit seeks motivated and qualified high school-age youth (14-18 years old) to enroll in our Mechanic-in-Training apprenticeship program. Duties include assisting with the Youth Earn-a-Bike program, organizing and cleaning the shop space, basic bicycle assembly and repair. The length of the apprenticeship is 10 weeks.

The Hub of Detroit is a Cass Corridor-based non-profit organization that provides cycling education and services to the local community, including a free bicycle program for youth as well as coordination with area schools and charitable institutions.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the Youth Earn-a-Bike program
  • General shop cleanliness and organization
  • Assisting shop manager with incidental operations, including basic bicycle repair and assembly

Position Requirements

  • Successful candidates will have previous experience in the following areas:
  • Customer service
  • Bicycle repair
  • Working with elementary- and middle school-age youth

In addition, the following skills and experiences are also desirable:

  • Professional attitude and teamwork ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Hustle

Please submit a resume in person or via email (shop@thehubofdetroit.org) to the Hub of Detroit by June 11th

The Hub of Detroit is located at 3611 Cass Avenue in Detroit. Their phone number is (313) 879-5073.

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