Volunteer: Drop-in Mending Program - Minneapolis Central Library

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Hennepin County

Library

Location

Minneapolis

Central Library

Job Number

24LIBvolJR003

Opening Date

06/26/2024


Description

Hennepin County Library’s mission is to inspire, facilitate, and celebrate lifelong

learning. Our 41 libraries, website and outreach services serve residents in

every corner of Hennepin County. In addition to a collection of almost 5

million physical books, CDs and DVDs, you can access more than

400,000 eBooks and audiobooks from almost any device.

Minneapolis Central Library is in need of mending volunteers to help program

participants with basic repairs during our Drop-In Mending Program.


Location and Hours:

Minneapolis Central Library islocated downtown at 300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55401. The

Mending Program occurs the first Thursday of each month, 8:30am-10:30am.


About the volunteer position type:

This is an advertisement for an unpaid, volunteer position. Please click here to apply for this unpaid, volunteer opportunity.


In this volunteer position, you will:

  • Help welcome participants into the program space
  • Work with participants and other program staff to troubleshoot their items and suggest repair
  • methods
  • Learn and share basic mending skills, assisting participants directly with mending as needed
  • Help put away materials and supplies at the end of the program


Need to have:

  • The ability to work and engage with a wide range of people in a welcoming and inclusive manner
  • An interest in learning/developing/using and sharing basic sewing, mending and craft techniques
  • Training provided by Program Coordinator, supervision by designated Hennepin County Library staff member.


About the department:

Our mission is to inspire, facilitate, and celebrate lifelong learning. Shaped by the information needs and aspirations of our residents, we envision the library as a shared space for enrichment and connection.


Please click here to apply for this unpaid, volunteer

opportunity.


If you

have any questions, please contact:

HCL Volunteer Services via email

Volunteering@hennepin.us with the subject header: "Mending Volunteer"



Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Justice & Legal
Children & Youth, Community, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

300 Nicollet MallMinneapolis, MN 55401

(44.98057,-93.27011)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • PART_TIME

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