It takes 50-75 volunteers to put on a community-wide Repair Café event. Join the team! Please sign up using the form below.
When & Where: Saturday, October 27, 12-4pm at The Habitat Store, 1221 Harris Street in Charlottesville.
Questions? Contact the event coordinator, Ann Marie Hohenberger: firstname.lastname@example.org or (434) 981-2004.
Volunteer job descriptions for event day
Fixers – * Fixers Info* Arrive by 11:30am. Bring tools & supplies. Evaluate and repair broken stuff. Demonstrate how it’s done. Consult with other fixers. Give advice. Refer visitors to a repair shop if needed. Done around 4pm. * Sewing Supplies * Electrical Supplies * Non-Electrical Supplies * Jewelry Supplies
Setup – ** Time TBA – probably FRIDAY October 26 ** Move furniture, set up lights and extension cords, put up signs, etc.
Greeters – Arrive by 11:45am. Register visitors and help them find the right repair station. * Greeters Info
Repair coordinators – Arrive by 11:00am. Match up each visitor with a fixer who has the right know-how to fix their item. Keep the waiting list in order if there’s a line. * Repair Coordinator Info
Coordinator assistants – Arrive by 11:30am. Help out the repair coordinators. Collect claim checks. Invite visitors to leave feedback and make a donation.
Closing – Arrive by 4pm. Move furniture as needed. Pack up tools and supplies. Help fixers load out their equipment. Done around 5pm-5:30pm.
How to record your TimeBank hours
All volunteers receive Time Credit for ALL of the time you spend helping out with the Repair Café – that includes attending meetings, reading our emails, gathering supplies, etc. Here’s how to record your hours:
Log in to your member account in hOurworld. Go to Hours & fill in:
Did you provide or receive? …. I provided this service
Enter the number of hours: …. [number of hours]
Select the exchange date: …. [mm/dd/yyyy]
To/from how many members? …. 1
Lookup the member’s name: …. Cville TimeBank
Select the category AND service!: … Local Exchange Support…. Repair Cafe Volunteer
Not a TimeBank member yet? Please join us!