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Volunteering
List of volunteering needs
We welcome you to join in the comradery with the future forge community by being an individual volunteer and/or joining us for work parties as we knock out large projects to improve the space's functional and energetic creativity.
Working parties will be announced on Slack, you can add to the spaces good energy by becoming an individual volunteering any time.
Please review the possible volunteer positions that we want community participation and help with. If you would like to volunteer, fill out the Future Forge Volunteer Application and Submit it, we'll be in contact. Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at the future forge.
POSITION: Facility Cleaning Lead YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Youth and Adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: several HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less, depending on number of volunteers SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, cleaning skills DESCRIPTION: The facility cleaning volunteers are responsible for helping us put our best foot forward. Once a week, one of these volunteers will come to the makerspace, empty trash, sweep, wipe down common areas & doors, clean the bathroom, etc, so that our facility is ready for the youth and community that we support.
POSITION: Makerspace Organization Lead YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and Adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, organizational skills DESCRIPTION: A makerspace is an unruly beast always seeking to collapse into chaos. These volunteers are the heroes that fight that chaos by organizing. They find a place for everything, and help make things flow more smoothly in the space. This person will also help maintain inventory counts in the facility, ensuring we keep things that we use in stock.
POSITION: Makerspace Donations Lead YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and Adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, organizational skills DESCRIPTION: A makerspace may receive large and small donations of goods that need to be sorted and stored to keep the space as organized as possible. There will be an order that the donations will follow, e.g. estimated value, can the future forge use it, can a member use it, should it be part of a garage sale, should it go to the Re-Store, should it go to the dump, etc. This person will help organize the donation supply chain.
POSITION: 3D Printing Lead(s) & Assistant(s) YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, computer skills, 3D printing skills DESCRIPTION: The 3D Printing team members keep our technical equipment running like finely-oiled machines. They will maintain and test the 3D printers, recalibrating them as needed.
POSITION: Electronics Area Lead(s) & Assistant(s) YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, electronic knowledge DESCRIPTION: The Electronics team members keep our technical equipment running like finely-oiled machines. They will maintain and organize the electronics area and insure equipment is functional.
POSITION: Laser & Wazer Lead(s) & Assistant(s) YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, computer and mechanical skills, laser and wazer machine skills DESCRIPTION: The lazer and wazer team members keep our technical equipment running like finely-oiled machines. They will maintain and test the lazer and wazer, recalibrating them as needed.
POSITION: Lapidary & Jewelry Area Lead(s) & Assistant(s) YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, mechanical skills, lapidary grinders, cutters, and general machine skills DESCRIPTION: The lapidary/jewelry area team members keep our mechanical lapidary equipment running like finely-oiled machines and hand tools in working order. They will maintain and test the lapidary equipment, insuring they are in safe and proper operating condition.
POSITION: Metal Shop Area Lead(s) & Assistant(s) YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, mechanical skills and general machine skills DESCRIPTION: The metal shop area team members keep our metal shop equipment running like finely-oiled machines and hand tools in working order. They will maintain and test the metal working equipment, insuring they are in safe and proper operating condition.
POSITION: Wood Shop Area Lead(s) & Assistant(s) YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, computer, mechanical skills, and general machine skills DESCRIPTION: The wood shop area team members keep our wood shop and CNC equipment running like finely-oiled machines and hand tools in working order. They will maintain and test the wood working and cnc equipment, insuring they are in safe and proper operating condition.
POSITION: VR Area Lead(s) & Assistant(s) YOUTH/ADULT OPPORTUNITY: Older youth and adult # VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 1-2 HOW OFTEN NEEDED: once or twice a month or less SPECIFIC SKILLS: detail-oriented, virtual reality knowledge DESCRIPTION: The VR team members keep our technical equipment running like finely-oiled machines. They will maintain and organize the VR area and insure equipment is functional.
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