Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 3772
OrganizationSUPPLY Victoria Creative Reuse Centre
Position Fabric Stars - Help sort, measure, & price fabric to keep it out of landfills for our creative community!
Location 750 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement SUPPLY Victoria diverts materials from the landfill to put into the hands of artists, students, and teachers in order to craft a more sustainable, equitable & creative Victoria. SUPPLY redistributes used art, office, and school supplies through their Centre (open 4 days a week) and offers creative reuse education to youth & adults.
Description Fabric Stars is the role for you if you are: a) interested in learning more about fabrics and fiber arts or b) already know your way around a fabric store. In this role, you will work to keep the notions and fabric stocked up, priced, and looking good in store.

To determine which fabrics are natural fibers (like cotton, silk and wool) and how they differ in feel from other synthetic fabrics use this video showing how to use a burn test to determine what kind of fabric you have.
Training Details All volunteers are required to:
- Watch a mandatory 20-minute Volunteer Orientation video
- Review the Volunteer Manual, especially the role descriptions
- Fill out a 2-minute Post Volunteer Orientation Quiz to test your orientation knowledge
- Sign up for a shift using the Volunteer Schedule
- You will receive a tour of the space during your first shift
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail 2-3.5 hour shifts available at the Centre: Thursday 10:45am-4:30pm, Friday 10:45am-4:30pm, Saturday 10:45am-6:30pm, and Sundays 10:45-4:30pm. Special events may take place outside of these hours.
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, ESL/EAL
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Retail Sales/Donations, Recycling
Skill(s) Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Creative Thinking, Adaptability, Measuring
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.supplyvictoria.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Ashley Howe
Phone 778-700-7233
Address 750 Fairfield Road Victoria, V8W


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