SEWING (REPAIRS/ALTERATIONS) PROGRAM VOLUNTEER

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Utah Refugee Education and Training Center

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The Refugee Education and Training Center is beginning a new sewing program for the refugee women who have completed our Level One sewing class. This new class will take place on the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month from 2pm-5pm, starting March 9th of 2019. Women will be learning alteration and repairs skills. We are in need of skilled sewing volunteers to help our students in a one-on-one or group capacity during class, assisting with troubleshooting and questions.


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About Utah Refugee Education and Training Center

Location:

250 W 3900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84107, US

Mission Statement

The Utah Refugee Education and Training Center is a partnership between Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University and the Utah Department of Workforce Services. This partnership facilitates employment training and access to academic achievement -- making a real difference by helping families reach a sustainable wage

Description

As part of the Department of Workforce Service, the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center is implementing tech-related programs for refugees that will enhance their ability to secure tech-related jobs, e ducational opportunities for refugees and other underrepresented communities in Utah. We leverage skill-based volunteerism as well as targeted in-kind and financial donations to provide free training and tech certification pathways for qualified applicants who otherwise would not have access to these opportunities. We target individuals with demonstrated financial need, interest in tech fields, a strong desire for self-improvement and a history of community engagement. Our methodology centers around using info-graphic materials to distil information; facilitated group dialogue; and hands-on projects that nurture the inherent curiosity, self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills of participants.

WHEN

Sat Mar 09, 2019 - Fri Jan 31, 2020
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

250 W 3900 SBuilding BSalt Lake City, UT 84107

(40.68778,-111.89807)
 

SKILLS

  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Twice per month

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