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Position
Sewing Instructor
Type
Part-time
Organization
St. Francis Seraph Ministries
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Summary

The mission of SFSM is to nourish and nurture people in need. The Sewing Instructor will teach sewing classes as part of the #Stitched# program and possibly additional programs within SFSM’s Sarah Center. This is a part-time position (18-20 hrs. per week, based on the class).

Job Description

REPORTS TO:  Sarah Center Director at St. Francis Seraph Ministries (SFSM)

POSITION PURPOSE:  The mission of SFSM is to nourish and nurture people in need. The Sewing Instructor will teach sewing classes as part of the #Stitched# program and possibly additional programs within SFSM’s Sarah Center. This is a part-time position (18-20 hrs. per week, based on the class).

The Sarah Center has a rich history here in Cincinnati. As a spiritual place for women to meet and build community while taking classes in sewing, jewelry-making, and personal development, the Sarah Center has expanded its services to include a specialized sewing program called #Stitched#.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach sewing skills to students. Adapt instruction to meet students’ learning needs while maintaining high expectations.
  • Create a vibrant and positive learning environment. Celebrate students’ successes, including completion of the program.
  • Assure students’ compliance with standards for safety and best practices.
  • Meet regularly with the Sarah Center Director to discuss student progress, curriculum development, employer partnerships, and other topics relevant to the sewing instructor role.
  • Manage and maintain the physical space, supplies, and equipment within the sewing area.
  • Assist Sarah Center Director with other tasks, as assigned.
  • Collaborate with other SFSM staff to support the success of the overall organization.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree preferred, but not required
  • Excellent sewing skills
  • Some teaching experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good time management and attention to detail
  • Creativity and flexibility
  • Technology skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work flexible hours, when needed
  • Experience in the nonprofit field preferred, but not required
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of SFSM

Applicants: Please send cover letter and resume to Adina Wofford at awofford@sfsministries.org. On the subject line of your email, please type Sewing Instructor.

St. Francis Seraph Ministries
1615 Republic Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

 

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