Thank you for your interest in being a volunteer for our Repair Café program. Please complete the following application form. You will be contacted directly with further details closer to the date of the event you sign up for.  

Below are descriptions for our event volunteer positions:

Are you handy? Are you the person everyone comes to with broken items? We need your help too. We are looking for volunteers with repair skills in fixing household items such as computers, electronics, small appliances, and small furniture. All skill levels are welcome! We are looking for fixers who can fix the following: 
- Small appliances
- Clothing repair/ sewing
- Bicycle repair
- Electronics
- Miscellaneous

Registration Team
- Greet guests and explain how the Repair Cafe works
- Review and have guests sign the photo and liability forms
- Maintain a list of what each guest brought
- Distribute Repair Cafe ballot cards

Schedule Manager
- Maintain a waiting list of guests and their items pending repair
- Remind guests of the refreshments in the waiting area
- Monitor fixing activities to identify when a fixer becomes available
- Connect guests to fixers
- Direct guests with completed repairs to ballot box

Information Coordinator
- Weigh items and record weight on ballot card
- Collect Repair Cafe ballot cards
- Promote volunteering opportunities for upcoming repair cafes
- Keep track of compliments, concerns, inquiries and comments

For more information please visit

Question Title

* 1. First Name

Question Title

* 2. Last Name

Question Title

* 3. Email

Question Title

* 4. Phone number

Question Title

* 5. Please select the volunteer position(s) you'd like to apply for.
You may select more than one position.

Question Title

* 6. Please select the Repair Cafe's you are able to volunteer at

Question Title

* 7. Additional comments (accessibility requirements, dietary restrictions, allergies, etc.)
Please note lunch and refreshments will be available to all volunteers. 

Question Title

* 8. Do you wish to receive emails about upcoming repair and reuse volunteer opportunities?

Thank you! IMPORTANT – Please press the ‘DONE’ button to complete your volunteer application.

Personal information submitted in this form is collected under authority of the Municipal Act in order to process volunteer applications and to communicate information regarding this event. If you select yes to be notified of future volunteer opportunities, your email address will receive information and notifications for upcoming events.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 78039 or by mail at the Regional Municipality of York, Sustainable Waste Management, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 6Z1.