Sewing machine expertise

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New Castle County Volunteer Services

New Castle County, Department of Community Services Fix It Cafe program is in search of a volunteer sewing machine expertise!

Fix It Cafe is a program where residents bring broken household items to be fixed free of charge. The program helps residents from having to buy expensive replacements and saves from broken items landing in landfills. New Castle County can provide this program because of generous volunteers who have expert knowledge to repair items. Without their help and skill, this program could not be possible.

As a volunteer sewing machine expert, you will help residents fix issues with their sewing machine. The most common problem is thread tension.

This opportunity is ideal for anyone who likes to sew and knows their way around a sewing machine. One of the most common problems that bring sewing machines to the Fix It Cafe is thread tension. The program occurs on the third Saturday of each month from April until December at Glasgow Park's Bank Barn from 9:30am to 1pm. Glasgow Park is located 2275 Pulaski Highway which is on Route 40 at the corner of Route 896. The Bank Barn is at the west end of the park. Sign up at newcastlede.gov/volunteer or call 302-395-5496.

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About New Castle County Volunteer Services

Location:

77 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer service enriches our community. The rewards are many: helping others, sharing your skills, making new friends, expanding your interests, earning community service hours, and having fun. New Castle County volunteer opportunities are great for individuals, corporate teams and groups of all kinds. Below are some of the various opportunities available in New Castle County.

Description

There are a wide spread of opportunites that are available for volunteers. Volunteers are key partners in bringing programs and services to residents via special events, libraries, Rockwood Musuem and Parks, the Art Studio, Community Recreation Centers, Parks, and more.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2275 Pulaski HighwayNewark, DE 19702

(39.60904,-75.73876)
 

SKILLS

  • Home Repair
  • Sewing
  • People Skills
  • Appliance Repair

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 2 to 3 hours once a month
  • Ideal for anyone who likes to help people and knows their way around a sewing machine.

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