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Wanted:  Fixers, DIY, repair technicians, handypersons, maintenance (hobbyists and professionals)
Organization: Repair Café Toronto | Global
Location: Toronto, Ontario (and around the world)


Repair Café is an event where neighbours help neighbours fix broken household items, for free!

Repair Café Toronto is a grassroots, volunteer group that organizes repair activities across Toronto, bringing people who love to repair things with people looking for help to fix their broken stuff. We aim to reduce what's sent to landfill while sharing skills and building community


A volunteer who enjoys repairing household items such as small appliances, furniture, electronics, computers, clothing, jewellery, books, bikes and more. Hobbyists and professionals are all welcome!

Sign up online, for Toronto:

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Other locations in Canada:

  • Ontario: Ottawa, Belleville, Kitchener, Guelph, Cambridge, Oakville, Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto
  • BC: Victoria, Saanich, Sooke, Nanaimo, Maple Ridge, Campbell River BC
  • Alberta: Red Deer
  • PEI: Charlottetown
  • Nova Scotia: Sydney

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Repair Cafes around the world:

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About Repair Cafes & related concepts | Reuse

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 7 2024    ID: 43591