979 East Fifth Ave
Columbus, OH 43201 

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Member/Volunteer Agreement 

What we’re here for:

The primary goal of Third Hand is to promote cycling as safe and environmentally responsible transportation. We provide the facilities, tools, skills, and knowledge needed to make cycling an essential part of our lives.

We have declared THBC a safe(r) space that empowers its Members. We will not tolerate behaviors that threaten the personal safety (emotional, mental, or physical) of anyone within our facility, including discrimination and harassment (gender, race, sexuality, age, or other issues).

To become a member:

Attend a membership orientation (check our calendar for the next one!).  

Membership: Gives and Gets

Gives (What THBC expects from you):

      Safety first! Be familiar about our safety policies.

      10+ volunteer hours per year of membership.

      Arrive on time to all scheduled volunteer events. If you are delayed, communicate as soon as you know that you will be late.

      Stay for the entire time you have agreed to volunteer.

      Conduct yourself in a professional manner, and adhere to policies and guidelines in the Volunteer Handbook

      Make sure you are clear about your task(s) - if unsure, ask a Coordinator

Gets (What you can expect from THBC):

      Membership in a dynamic and vital community organization.

      Increased access to the workshop and the necessary resources to keep you riding.

      Structured hands-on mechanical training

      An initial shop and organizational orientation

      Earn volunteer shop credit ($10/ hour)

      75% off used parts and 1 bike/year with volunteer credit

      20% off new parts




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