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Repair Cafe Co-Coordinator

(Guelph Tool Library)

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Position ID: V-GUE0018 Last Modified: 11 Jan 2022 Last Full Update: 11 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementA world where communities find joy in sharing
ContactSarah Dermer, Volunteer Coordinator, Guelph Tool Library; Phone: (519) 836-7909; Email:
DutiesThe Guelph Tool Library Repair Café Co-Coordinator helps to supervise Repair Café volunteers and provides direction, coordination, consultation, and recognition for Repair Café volunteer efforts. The Repair Café Co-Coordinator also takes a lead role in planning and facilitating regular Repair Café events.  
We are looking for a reliable and organized volunteer to help lead the organizing and delivery of our bi-monthly repair cafés, working in collaboration with the wider Guelph Tool Library volunteer team. Includes working closely with the main Repair Café Coordinator.
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Climate Action
BenefitsHelp guide the Guelph Tool Library as it grows to service more people in Guelph. The Guelph Tool Library is a newly formed organization that incorporated in August of 2019. Operating since 2016 it has over 500 members with an inventory of 800 tools. Since opening we have completed almost 8000 loans and diverted over 5000 kg of waste from landfill through our programming.  
The Guelph Tool Library has plans to grow and expand on the work it is currently doing around promoting a zero waste lifestyle, poverty reduction, and fighting climate change.
ClientsGuelph Tool Library members, anyone through our Repair Cafes, public events and partners.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Library Services ; Maintenance / Repair ; Nature / Environment
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours10 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsGuelph 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
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Organization NameGuelph Tool Library
Office Phone519-836-7909
Address & Map
Old Quebec Street Shoppes
55 Wyndham St N, Unit 18A
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
Mailing Address42 Carden St 
Guelph, On N1H 3A2