Pit Stop

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About Pit Stop

Pit Stop is a strengths-based re-engagement program offering young people the opportunity to work on small engines and cars under the guidance of volunteer industry professionals.

Pit Stop aims to increase work and life skills, improve mental health and increase connection for young people within the community whilst better connecting them to opportunities through the bridging of social capital. This community initiative will also work with at-risk young people as an early intervention model to re-engage them at school.


Pit Stop is run by dedicated volunteer Chris Windsor who previously owned his own mechanic business. Chris is ready to give back to the community and is excited to work with students to share his passion for mechanics.



Active business partners and supporters
Schools and agencies participating
Students engaged with Pit Stop in 2021

See our Pit Stop initiative in action

Meet our Pit Stop Team

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© Stéphane Spatafora - www.stephanespatafora.com


Amy is our Secondary Education and Innovation Manager and runs a number of Lighthouse programs including the Pit Stop program. For further information regarding the project contact Amy on 0438 308 581 or arobinson@gslp.com.au


Chris Windsor

Chris and his wife Heather have owned Windsor Auto Repairs for the past 18 years. After hearing about Pit Stop in the media, Chris decided to offer his services and help get the project up and running. Previously Chris has volunteered across a number of community initiatives and is excited to share his passion for mechanics with young people at Pit Stop.


Pit Stop is run twice a week,

each Tuesday and Thursday


Thanks to our sponsors and supporters

  • Wodonga Tafe – DECA
  • Built Construction
  • Burson's
  • Foott Waste
  • Grinter Mechanical
  • Programmed
  • Buyer Electrical
  • Bowens
  • Codger Lures
  • B & Co. Projects
  • Luke McCluskey Heating & Cooling
  • Ryan Schlabach RX Electrical and Data
  • Shepparton Workwear and Safety
  • Greater Shepparton City Council
  • Grinters Mechanical
  • VIC Police
  • My Ride
  • Jim Andreadis


 PO Box 924, Shepparton VIC 3632

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