Stewards wanted

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DIYcave is seeking new Shop Stewards to join our growing maker community!  DIYcave is a Makerspace that is run primarily by a crew of Stewards who trade their time working at DIYcave for shop access, free or discounted classes and free training on all shop equipment while gaining immediate access to a thriving maker community. Stewards offering 6 hours of work each week receive full benefits.

 

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Availability to work at least one morning shift (typically 9:45 AM to 4:00 PM) or two afternoon shifts (typically 3:45 PM to Close) per week.
  • American Red Cross (or equivalent) certification in First Aid and CPR.
  • Above average understanding of shop safety.
  • Ability to communicate areas of expertise to members, and assist with member projects when needed.
  • Experience working with at least some of the tools offered at DIYcave is desirable.

 

Steward Duties:

  • Answering member questions and providing an overview of the DIY Cave and its purpose.
  • Provide members with advice and light assistance with member projects (supporting large materials like plywood while cutting, locating tools, etc.)
  • Maintaining shop cleanliness and organization.
  • Checking stock of consumables (first aid supplies, toilet paper, sanding discs, etc.)
  • Tool maintenance and inventory tracking (training provided).
  • Assist with workspace improvements as able.
  • Miscellaneous other duties as needed.

 

Steward Benefits:

  • Full shop access when not on duty.
  • Free training on all equipment.
  • Free access to most classes with available space at the time of the class, not including consumables.
  • Reduced membership costs for immediate family members.
  • Opportunity to build relationships with other creative members of the maker community.

 

Please apply online here.

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