Sewing Instructor at Queensbridge Tech Lab

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The Queensbridge Tech Lab specializes in 2D & 3D design, multimedia production and emerging technology programs for the residents of New York City. We are looking for a volunteer who is passionate about contemporary fashion and streetwear and would like to facilitate a Fashion Forward Sewing Program at the QB Tech Lab. The Sewing Instructor Volunteer will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining four in-house sewing machines and hand sewing tools.
  • Preparing innovative, hands-on sewing projects for the public ages 10 + (these can range from machine sewing, hand sewing, clothing repair, embroidery, knitting, tailoring, patches etc.)
  • Lead Introductory Sewing Workshops for the public once a month.
  • Facilitate a bi-weekly Open Sewing Hours or Sewing Circles for the public.
  • Assisting with other Tech Lab duties as needed
Use this link to apply: https://volunteer.queenslibrary.org/opportunity/a0C1J00000IPDoS

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WHEN

Wed Jan 01, 2020 - Tue Jun 30, 2020
01:00 PM - 07:30 PM  

WHERE

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

(40.74431,-73.94186)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Bi-weekly 3 hours a day between the hours of 1:00PM - 7:30PM Volunteer Trainings (as needed): Mondays and Thursdays in January Lead Introductory Sewing Workshops once a month and bi-weekly Open Sewing Hours or Sewing Circles.
  • Use this link to apply:¬†https://volunteer.queenslibrary.org/opportunity/a0C1J00000IPDoS

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