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Volunteer Sewing & Jewelry Instructor

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Schedule: Weekly, Saturday

Estimated Hours: 4

General Purpose:

The role of the part-time sewing and fashion design in clothing/fabrics, jewelry, and knitting. Sewing and craft experience can be minimal, but the desire to work with youth is a must. The instructor must be enthusiastic, cheerful, and dependable.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Instruct and engage students through sewing and crafting using a variety of different learning style techniques to support students through their tasks.
  • Provide instruction that encourages students to understand and appreciate fashion and jewelry design.
  • Encourage students to express their own personalities and thoughts through the creative process
  • Assess and evaluate student's performance on a regular basis
  • Provide feedback to relevant stakeholders about each participants progress
  • Create an environment that is conducive to learning space at FATE Creative Arts Space
  • Set and maintain acceptable standards of classroom behavior to establish an orderly learning environment
  • Show students how to properly use and care for materials, tools, and equipment
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.

Sewing instructors must be experienced with sewing machines and skilled at helping kids work safely with them. Our program uses basic sewing machines and jewelry-making techniques geared towards beginners. Some simple troubleshooting may be required. i.e. Adjusting tension, oiling the machine, freeing a stuck piece of thread, etc.

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9175 North 76th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53223, US

Mission Statement

Fashion, Art, and Teen Entertainment's (F.AT.E.) mission is to provide youth the outlet to express themselves: it elicits creativity; it recognizes their potential; it provides them with the venue to showcase their talents. Fashion, Art, and Teen Entertainment present teens with the opportunity to realize their fate: what they’re destined to be.


Fashion, Art, and Teen Entertainment Teen Empowerment Group (F.AT.E.) provides activities related to the arts for youth in the Greater Milwaukee area between the ages of 10-17 years old. F.A.T.E. provides a place where youth (middle/high school) will have the chance to improve and develop their talents. The goal of the group is to provide youth who are seeking an outlet that offers a positive support system which potentially could help avoid pitfalls that can disrupt their lives To accomplish this goal, young people must be provided a caring, inclusive environment that promotes their best efforts and reinforces personal aspects in their talent and in their art.

The objectives are skill development, empowerment/ownership, and showcasing of talents. The desired outcome is that this interaction will help youth foster a more positive attitude about their future and its prospects. By having a better understanding of how to properly elevate and leverage their talent, youth will feel empowered to confidently pursue their dreams.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


9175 North 76th StreetMilwaukee, WI 53223



  • Arts Administration
  • Curating
  • Interior / Exterior Design
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Sewing


  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Schedule: Weekly Saturday Hours: 4

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