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VinceL

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Review for Community Bike Works, Allentown, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I started volunteering two years ago by doing unicycle demonstrations. Since then I've started to help teach an Earn A Bike class. This month I've been approved to be a mentor. There are so many aspects to this program that it would be hard to list them all. The reading program, the student aprentices, and the outreach program that takes the Earn A Bike class directly to the schools. All of these programs give a child a chance to relate work to reward in a fun atmosphere. I may retire some day from my regular job but I don't think I'll ever retire from CBW.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Just fine the way it is run.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Always nice to meet and work with other volunteers. I've never volunteered in a place that could use my mechanical skills and that was satisfying.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Always rewarding when see a child respond.

Role:  Volunteer & I helped underserved children participate in an Earn A Bike program where they learn to use tools and participate in a reward for work program over 12 weeks.