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JOIN THE TEAM

HIRING: WOOD TECHNICIAN AND TEACHER

Be a part of Sydney’s most exciting maker community!

 

Ignite Sydney’s love affair with woodwork! We are looking for a new woodwork technician to join the crew at MakerSpace. It’s a part time role 

 

We are looking for the perfect part-time Wood Technician who can look after the machines and manage workflow systems (storage of materials, work, tool borrowing, safe work practices etc.). You’ll have an excellent working knowledge of wood and making techniques across traditional and contemporary, hand tools and machines – we welcome all approaches to making at MakerSpace.

 

You need to not only love making things with wood, but you need to be passionate and patient when guiding others who are just starting out. You will induct and train new members on the machinery and tools, talk through making strategies and techniques on their projects. You will maintain and develop safe work procedures to ensure a happy and safe work environment.

 

The role will include a minimum of 5 hours of teaching every week, helping beginners and more advanced students to learn new skills and to transition into membership.

 

 

Please email hello@makerspace.org.au ASAP for the full role description!

Role will be filled as soon as we meet the perfect person!

INTERNSHIPS

MakerSpace &company are hiring interns! Email your interest to hello@makerspace.org.au

  • Passion for making, design and maker-culture.
  • Can-do attitude, keen to learn, contribute, and help build something extraordinary.
  • Interns must be undertaking the internship as part of their studies, and be available for a minimum of 3 days a week for 12 weeks. If you’re not undertaking a formal internship but want to get involved, contact us about volunteering!
  • MakerSpace is young and fuelled by volunteer support, for which we are hugely grateful. As the moment we are unable to offer paid internship positions.
  • Whilst Interns need to be able to jump into a range of diverse tasks to support the team and the community, we want to tap into your specific skills and interests.

 

What kind of applicants are we looking for?

Good people doing good work, creative, driven, ambitions, visionary, strategic, ready. Ideal applicants will want to get involved in one or more of the following:

The Makers
work With the team to design and fabricate some of the many items we need to set up the spaces: furniture, signage, walls, workbenches… there’s always something!

Graphics/Visual Communications
Work with our graphics and marketing staff  to execute new promotional material, and gain experience working with a totally amazing brand guideline

Metal Department
Assist the Metal technician and gain valuable insight into running a metal studio, some metal fabrications kills necessary.

Education Coordinator
Work with the Education Coordinator to help create an extraordinary program of classes, meet teachers and engage with students.

Ceramic Studio
Support our Ceramics Technician in the running and care of the ceramic studio.

Wood Workshop
Bring your passion for woodwork and learn the ins and outs of managing a workshop. Some wood fabrication skills necessary.

Event Assistant
Flex your community-building muscles assisting with producing small events at MakerSpace with our members.

 Print Studio
Work with our Print Members assisting in maintaining and growing the print studio!