Sewer-Seamstress

Organization Details
Organization Name: Gowns for Grads
Address: 35A Albert St.
Winnipeg MB
Website: http://gownsforgrads.com
Organizational Description: Gowns for Grads is a volunteer-run non-profit organization that collects donations of formal gowns, shoes, purses and jewellery to distribute to Manitoba female-identifying high school grads(or equivalent) who cannot afford these items. We work year round to collect, sort, clean, and mend dresses and accessories for distribution at our event which takes place in Apr-May.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Should be available from now until the end of May(or any part within that time frame) to help with mending (by hand or with a sewing machine and/or serger), and hemming. This is not necessarily a weekly commitment but is based on need. When we have inventory that requires attention you, along with our other sewers, would take items home to work on. We usually would like a couple of weeks turn around time.
Skills Required: Basic sewing skills working with finer fabrics (chiffon, tulle, organza, satin).
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Completing a task within a set time frame. Being able to self direct.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Flexible
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: dtm66@mymts.net
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2019
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