2015 volunteering opportunities with EWB-SAIL

Several volunteering opportunities for a massive year ahead!

Welcome to the new EWB-SAIL year! 
 
We have a lot of exciting opportunities this year, with our first Spokes in the Wheel Cycle commencing in March. We are growing our program all the time and this year should be the biggest on record!!
 
A description of all our programs and dates are below. 
 
March/April Volunteering Opportunities
1. 28 March Fixing Session 
Date: Saturday, 28 Mar 2015
Time: 1 - 4 pm
Venue: Collingwood (exact address will be provided when you have expressed your interest in the signup sheet)
Requirements: EWB Member 
Details: Fixing up donated bicycles for our upcoming teaching session
 
2. April SiW Teaching Sessions
Date(s): Saturdays, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th April 2014
Time: 12.30pm 
Venue: Maidstone (exact address will be provided when you have expressed your interest in the signup sheet)
Requirements: EWB Member, Working with Children Check
Details: Teaching kids from SAIL essential bike skills in a fun and safe environment
 
No prior experience is necessary for fixing or teaching sessions!

EWB-SAIL 2015 Volunteering Opportunities
1. Spokes in the Wheel: Fixing Workshops 
Bicycle fixing workshops where volunteers assist in fixing up second-hand donated bikes (for use at teaching sessions) and socialise on a Saturday afternoon (1 - 4pm) at our workshop in Collingwood. No experience necessary!
 
2. Spokes in the Wheel: Teaching Sessions
Saturday afternoon (12.30 - 2pm) sessions at the various SAIL campuses where volunteers assist in teaching young, Sudanese children essential bicycle skills and safety. The bicycles are donated at the end of the cycles to provide the community with low cost, sustainable transport.
 
3. SAIL Engineering Workshops
Saturday afternoons (12.30 - 2pm) sessions at the various SAIL campuses where volunteers assist in holding fun, hands-on, science and engineering based workshops for the young Sudanese students. The workshops are about exposure to engineering with a strong focus on relationship building and enjoyment.

The EWB-SAIL 2015 calendar:

Program

Dates

Campus

Notes

Contact to Sign Up

SiW Fixing Session

28-Mar

TBA

Assisting to fix donated bicycles

spokesinthewheel@gmail.com

SiW Teaching Sessions

4-April, 11-April, 18-April, 25-April

Sunshine/ Maidstone

Assisting as a Teaching Volunteer for bike skills and safety and/or driving bicycles to and from sessions

spokesinthewheel@gmail.com

SAIL Engineering Workshops Teaching Session

9-May, 16-May, 23-May, 30-May

Dandenong

Assisting as a Teaching Volunteer for SAIL Engineering Workshops

sailengineeringworkshops@gmail.com

SiW Fixing Session

30-May

TBA

Assisting to fix donated bicycles

spokesinthewheel@gmail.com

SiW Teaching Sessions

18-July, 25-July, 1-Aug, 8-Aug

Wyndham

Assisting as a Teaching Volunteer for bike skills and safety and/or driving bicycles to and from sessions

spokesinthewheel@gmail.com

SAIL Engineering Workshops Teaching Session

22-Aug, 29-Aug 5-Sept, 12-Sept

Sunshine/

Maidstone

Assisting as a Teaching Volunteer for SAIL Engineering Workshops

sailengineeringworkshops@gmail.com

SiW Fixing Session

12-Sep

TBA

Assisting to fix donated bicycles

spokesinthewheel@gmail.com

SiW Teaching Sessions

26-Sep, 3-Oct, 10-Oct, 17-Oct

Dandenong

Assisting as a Teaching Volunteer for bike skills and safety and/or driving bicycles to and from sessions

spokesinthewheel@gmail.com

SAIL Engineering Workshops Teaching Session

10-Oct, 17-Oct

Wyndham

Assisting as a Teaching Volunteer for SAIL Engineering Workshops

sailengineeringworkshops@gmail.com

SAIL-EWB Ad Hoc Assistance

Ongoing

 

Assist with ad hoc activities for SAIL programs

priyanimadan@gmail.com