Paid Training Opportunity with the WRENCH

$15/hour, full time for eight consecutive weeks.

The WRENCH is hiring for four positions for candidates under the age of 30 years old. Over eight weeks, successful applicants will learn the skills needed to become a WRENCH instructor including bike mechanic and teaching skills with WRENCH lead mechanic and Shop Coordinator Anders Annell. Anders has 15+ years of bike mechanic experience and has taught programs at the WRENCH since 2016. Successful applicants will also support current WRENCH programs and services including Open Shop, Earn a Bike, After School Leaders, and more.

Following the eight week training program, participants will have the opportunity to apply for instructor positions with the WRENCH- both contract and employee positions.

Those who successfully complete the learning program can also expect to successfully demonstrate many skill sets required to work in commercial bike mechanic positions.

Candidates will be required to undergo criminal record and child abuse registry checks. Please note that paid work with the WRENCH following successful completion of this program is not guaranteed.

Successful candidates for this paid training opportunity are likely to already possess the following skill sets and attributes:

  • Strong desire to learn and collaborate with others.
  • Cycling experience- and some affinity for cycling.
  • A love of community and working/collaborating with others.
  • Personal initiative.
  • Ability to follow through on commitments.

Note that no prior bike mechanic experience is required to successfully participate in this program.

This opportunity is made possible through funding from Canada Summer Jobs.

We especially welcome applicants who identify as belonging to marginalised groups- please make this clear in your cover letter if this is the case.

Please send your resume and cover letter to programs@thewrench.ca by Oct 13, 4:30pm.