Sylvie – Event Volunteer

Sylvie – Event Volunteer

“I grew up with people in my family who sewed – my grandmother and my mother. I used to sit very impatiently on my grandmother’s little sewing stool waiting for her to make something for me. I couldn’t wait to learn how to do it. By grade 9, I was making most of my...
Rebecca – Event Volunteer

Rebecca – Event Volunteer

Our volunteer Rebecca leading the sock darning circle at a Learn to Mend night   “I used to have every hobby in the book. But then I was moving and I didn’t want to bring all of the stuff that you need for each hobby! So I decided to choose one and I thought...
Julie-Anne – Event Volunteer

Julie-Anne – Event Volunteer

Julie-Anne has been volunteering with us for the past year   “I’ve been volunteering with the tool library for a year now. Right before I left for Europe to go backpacking for 8 weeks, I took the bike workshop. I had never learned to properly change a tire, I...
Ali – Tool Librarian/Ninja

Ali – Tool Librarian/Ninja

For our second Humans of OTL Series, we interviewed Ali! Ali Aldosary, a fixer and scrapper since childhood, tells us his view on consumerism. Click to watch!...
Carly – Event Coordinator

Carly – Event Coordinator

Welcome to our first Humans of OTL Series interview! Carly,  a volunteer at the OTL, puts into words the underlying differences between work and volunteer work. Click below to...

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