SEWING INSTRUCTOR NEEDED
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Sewing for Living Project is a free and easily accessible support project for the Immigrant and refugees women to help reduce the current social, Economic and cultural barriers and promote cultural sharing and relationships. This program also caters for the young girls in the area, providing similar support in sewing skills and relationship building.
Days and Times: Thursday 4pm to 7pm , Friday 4pm to 7pm , Saturday 2pm t0 4pm
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:
- Lead the sewing classes each week for the Women
- Teach sewing along with other arts &crafts activities
- Provide instruction and demonstration of basic stitching, use of basic patterns for bags, cushion covers and clothing items, means for mending damaged clothing and other alterations, basic machine use, and basic machine maintenance.
- Prepare course material and provide training instructions to all the participants.
- Communicate information with enthusiasm, clarity and patience
- Ensure safe and appropriate use of all equipment
- Guide the volunteers to ensure supported learning for all group participants
- Liaise regularly with the Sewical Initiative Program Coordinator to advise on program developments or
requirements, and to promptly report on any concerns.
We will provide you with a translator and all sewing Materials and any other help needed.
Its a fun and Flexible Class, Each day you will learn from the women, hear their stories while you enjoy Somali a hot spicy Somali Tea which is a conversation Starters.
Join us and help Women Achieve and Thrive.
About SOMALI AMERICAN WOMEN ACTION CENTER
2910 PILLSBURY AVE S, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55408, US
The Mission of the Somali American Women Action Center is to help women achieve and thrive.
Somali American Women Action Center is a refugee women led organization tailored towards enriching the lives of Immigrants and refugee women in Minnesota. Minnesota is the home of many Immigrants women who experienced education and employment disparities, which force them to live below the poverty line and rely heavily on social assistance to support their families. Multiple barriers prevent them from furthering their education and securing living wage employments. Currently, low skill and low paying jobs are available. Therefore through a participatory approaches we provide these women the space and the programming that fits their path of achieving and thriving.
We'll work with your schedule.
2910 Pillsbury Ave SSuite 432MinneapolisMinneapolis, MN 55408
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Upto Six hours a week or as per how many hours you can Teach