Do you love UpCycle? Do you want to make a difference? Are you interested in learning new art, crafting or business skills? Yes? Then, volunteer with us!
Volunteer Opportunities - IMMEDIATE NEED Donations and Materials Handler UpCycle has a constantly evolving inventory of materials and supplies based on the donations we receive from businesses and residents. Our Donations and Materials Handlers sort and shelve donations, assess the overall organization of the shop, and ensure that the donations we accept are clean and damage free. Commitment: 1 or more hours/week
Tinker Time Attendant Tinker Time is open studio where customers explore and use reuse materials. Set Up Classroom for Tinker Time • Greet Customers & Orient Them to Tinker Time • Refill Supplies As Needed • Tidy Studio After Tinker Time/Drop-In Studio • Wash Slop Bucket Items & Empty Drain Board Commitment: 2 or more hours/week
Volunteer Opportunities - FUTURE NEED
Community Outreach The following positions enable UpCycle to engage the community to create art in various ways: -Drop-In Studio Facilitator - Share your art or craft with the public on a Saturday morning. Supplies provided by UpCycle. Commitment: variable -Special Events Coordinator - Research and plan for UpCycle to participate in community events related to our mission. Commitment: variable -Scout Outreach Coordinator - Develop activities to enable boy and girl scouts to earn their badges. Commitment: variable
Volunteer Coordinator UpCycle’s Volunteer Coordinator recruits, trains and schedules volunteers and collaborates with staff on new ways to utilize volunteer support. Commitment: 5 hours/week
Fundraising & Grant Writing UpCycle relies on private and public funding to operate. Grant writers are needed to research and apply for grants. We also need volunteers to coordinate fundraising campaigns and events. Commitment: variable
Public Relations Specialist A public relations specialist consults and manages UpCycle’s marketing plan, updates our social media sites and web page, and provides press releases to the media and listservs. Commitment: 3-4 hours/week