Digital Arts and Crafts Lead at Queensbridge Tech Lab

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The Queensbridge Tech Lab would like to ignite a bi-weekly digital arts & crafts meet-up called the Create & Build Open Lab that will be created by and for young people. The Create & Build Open Lab Leads will be responsible for the following:

  • Using Pinterest to research fun hands-on projects that fit within the following parameters:
    • Only use Tech Lab supplies & equipment.
    • Prioritize using recycled materials.
    • Researching projects that fall along a broad spectrum of project types so that it piques the interest of different people (fashion, music, household, good, video games, toiletries, accessories, etc.)
    • Researching projects that fall along a broad spectrum of material types/ equipment.
  • Prototyping these project ideas.
  • With a Tech Lab Instructor deciding on 12 project ideas that were the most fun, innovative, and hands-on.
    • Planning out the 12 chosen projects linearly and calendaring 6-weeks' worth of Create & Build Club meet-ups.
  • Assisting Tech Lab Instructor with club marketing and recruitment ideas/materials
  • Facilitating bi-weekly Club:
    • Prepare prototype and any instructional materials for that day's club (hand out, videos, etc.)
    • Set up space and materials for the day (supplies, tables, equipment, sign-in sheet)
    • Assist patrons with creating their project (can be prepared prompt or another project).
    • Help with using/finding tools and materials.
    • Re-setting space, equipment, materials.
    • Labeling and storing all unfinished projects.

Please apply using this link: https://volunteer.queenslibrary.org/opportunity/a0C1J00000IOarY

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WHEN

Sun Dec 01, 2019 - Tue Jun 30, 2020
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM  

WHERE

Queensbridge Tech Lab10-43 41 AvenueLong Island City, NY 11101

(40.74431,-73.94186)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Flexible - Mondays, Wednesday, Thursdays, or Saturdays 3 – 6:30 pm Project will start December 2019. Volunteer schedules depend on individual dates and times available.
  • Please apply using this link: https://volunteer.queenslibrary.org/opportunity/a0C1J00000IOarY

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