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Volunteer at Freewheels

In response to public health advisories related to COVID-19, Freewheels is open for limited hours and limited volunteer capacity. Please consult the events schedule for more information.

Freewheels Houston volunteers repair bikes and learn new skills as they provide mobility to people who need a way to get to work, school and other destinations

Our workdays are collegial, fun and productive. We put an emphasis on safety and giving people opportunities to put their skills to work. Along the way, you will learn new things, make new friends and give back to the community.

If you already know your way around bikes, we will put you to work on a bike right away. If you want to learn more about bike repair, our experienced volunteer mechanics will help you learn.

Our experienced volunteers also double-check repaired bikes before they are placed in our distribution inventory.

We welcome volunteers 14 years old and older to participate without parental supervision. Younger people may participate with parental supervision.

Before your first visit, please complete the online Volunteer Information Form and print and sign the Volunteer Consent Form.

Workday schedule

Freewheels Houston currently is operating on a reduced schedule. We welcome volunteers to 6020 Jessamine #204, Houston, TX 77081 for bike repair shifts on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. Please consult the calendar to confirm days and times.

Other volunteer opportunities

We also have other tasks around the shop and we’re looking for help on other assignments such as helping distribute bikes, bike safety instruction and the communications and administrative work that will enable Freewheels to grow.

  • Shop volunteer
  • Social media
  • Photography and videography
  • Marketing and graphic design
  • Data entry word processing and spreadsheet
  • Web development
  • Fundraising
  • Grant writing
  • Event planning
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