The Good Life Community Bicycle Shop is a nonprofit education and resource centre founded on the values of:
mutual aid, equality, inclusion, anti-oppression, and connection to and care for the environment.
We use bicycles as a vehicle to empowering individuals and communities in becoming
increasingly resourceful, resilient, responsible, and caring.
D.I.Y & D.I.T.
(Do It Yourself & Do It Together)
ANTI-OPPRESSIVE SAFER SPACE
REPAIR & MAINTENANCE
USED BIKES & PARTS
We’re having our Box Social this month! It will take place at 7pm on Tuesday July 26 at The GLCBS. Our Box Socials are open to the entire community, so if you want to be involved in our decision making and making the Good Life an even better place, please come to this meeting and show your support to The GLCBS! Starting now, our Box Socials will be held EVERY SECOND MONTH, on the LAST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH. We will hopefully see you there!
Just a heads up that MONDAY JULY 18. The Good Life Community Bike Shop will be closed for an all day shop clean up. We will be back to regular hours the next day TUESDAY JULY 19! Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks for your patience, and get excited for an all new sparkling clean Good Life!
Attention all people with awesome like-minded politics to the GLCBS: We’re hiring! We’re looking for a couple of people for part time work through the rest of the summer and on into the Fall.
What we’re looking for: open minded, feminist supporting people, with a willingness to learn new skills and work in a non hierarchical environment, have a positive, radical attitude and love and support grass roots organizations. They should be able to do self directed work, able to workhard and multi task, have good communication skills, enjoy working with their hands and enjoy working with diverse people. Although no previous knowledge of mechanics are necessary, they should be willing to get dirty and have a love for bikes and what they represent.
What we will be asking of you:
- learning mechanical skill
- learning administrative skills
- dealing with money
- dealing with sales/customers
- maintaining shop functionality
- being punctual
- ordering and receiving orders
- shop promotion
- having some (minimal) computer knowledge
Please contact us if you are interested in joining our community at the GLCBS at firstname.lastname@example.org and send us your resume, or come in to our shop 2, 2100 4st sw and drop one off in person!