Repair Café Greeter and Helper

(Guelph Tool Library)

Position ID: V-GUE0091 Last Modified: 09 May 2022 Last Full Update: 09 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementA world where communities find joy in sharing
ContactSarah Dermer, Volunteer Coordinator, Guelph Tool Library; Phone: 519-836-7909; Email:
DutiesHelp to provide a friendly and positive experience for event attendees 
Report to the Repair Café Coordinator, who will provide task-specific training/direction 
Follow all Guelph Tool Library policies & procedures 
Welcome visitors and explain how the Repair Café process works 
Inspect items for safety and review waiver forms. 
Guide and assist visitors in finding their way around the Café, escort visitors to the correct repair area, provide directions to the washrooms, refreshments and exits and chat with waiting visitors. 
Set up and pack up registration, refreshments, photo booth and equipment, clean and reconfigure the space as it was upon arrival, including tables & chairs. 
Check in with fixers to ensure they have everything they need 
Monitor refreshment station
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Clean Water and Sanitation ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Responsible Consumption and Production ; Climate Action
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BenefitsHelp guide the Guelph Repair Café as it grows to service more people in Guelph. The Guelph Repair Café 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.
Suitable ForAnyone ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Group / Family Volunteering
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Leadership ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOld Quebec Street Shoppes 55 Wyndham Street North, Unit T8,
Number of PositionsGuelph
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
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Agency Details
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