gather here children's program instructors
Do you consider yourself a maker? Do you want to share you passion for
making with the next generation of makers? Looking for an inclusive,
engaging, and positive work environment that
celebrates hand craft every day of the year?
Cambridge's Stitch Lounge, Gather Here is hiring camp instructors for summer 2020 and afterschool and weekend children's program
instructors for fall 2020! Gather Here is a fun and welcoming yarn,
fabric, and handcraft boutique and studio for the discerning
contemporary crafter, we offer afterschool, weekend, and school vacation sessions geared towards children interested in the fiber arts. We are looking for makers with experience working
with children age 7 to 14 with an in-depth knowledge of a variety of
handcrafts including but not
limited to: hand and machine sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery, felting, and
patchwork. Experience working with a variety of fibers and different
skill levels is key. A strong vocabulary in the fiber arts is
essential. As is a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.
There may be other teaching opportunities working with evening and weekend instructors and assisting with pattern testing and samples.
- Background in education preferred.
- Experience working with a variety of ages.
- Comfort with administrative duties.
- Ability to communicate sewing/fiber craft instructions in person and online (gather here is offering online learning in light of COVID-19).
- Experience in customer service and/or interacting with parents of young people.
be a part of our team you need to be a friendly, outgoing, problem
solver who is self-directed, detail oriented, flexible, punctual, and
able to stand for long periods of time. Your primary responsibility will
be to work with 6 to 8 students on a variety of projects to help expand
their fiber knowledge and skill set. All students regardless of age will use studio
equipment and safe maker practices are required.
responsibilities include operating a POS system for inventory used in
workshops, studio upkeep, receiving studio supplies, communicating with gather
here management, and chronicling completed projects. All of our employees should have a wealth of knowledge in multiple crafts
and experience multi-tasking.
How To Apply:
Gather Here is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified
minorities, women, people with disabilities, and military veterans to
To apply for a position, please send your cover letter that describes
your craft skills and details your availability as well as your resume with wage requirement to email@example.com. E-mail
is the preferred method of applying, with all attachments in PDF format and jpg examples of your sewing and fiber crafts.
We receive many resumes and kindly request that you do not call to
inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen
for interviews will be emailed a formal application.
June 27, 2020
our minimum hourly wage is $18/hour
About this Organization:
We are an arts & crafts lounge providing classes and workshops on knitting, crochet, embroidery, and sewing. We also offer materials, notions, fiber and other tools for the discerning crafts-person. Community events happen each week to encourage stitchers to share their work with one another.