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Volunteer Needed to Document Craft Projects for TFS Store

The Folk School is looking for a volunteer who has curious hands, and good writing and photography skills, to help us document some craft projects we’ll be featuring at The Folk School Store this summer.

Please contact gordon@folk.school if you are interested in learning some new crafts and documenting the steps involved in making them. (We’ll help with the technical side of things, including page formatting and photo editing, if you need it.)

Thank you!

Job Posting – Summer Store Staff

Summer Store Staff
The Folk School of Fairbanks

Job Description

The Folk School of Fairbanks is looking for motivated and friendly people to staff our Summer Store in Pioneer Park this summer. Duties include: 

  • acting as an ambassador for Folk School programming and events
  • selling local artwork, craft supplies, reference materials and souvenirs to the public
  • keeping accurate records of transactions and monitoring traffic to The Folk School
  • assisting with managing inventory, stocking, and creating displays
  • preparing craft supplies and kits
  • may also involve doing public demonstrations or providing craft instruction
  • light cleaning

The successful candidate will be passionate about The Folk School’s mission of sharing the joy of hands on learning. We seek an individual who is organized, conscientious, will interact well with the public, and have experience with or a willingness to learn about the proper use of power tools. Position will also require basic computer literacy. Retail experience preferred, and a background check is required.

Work schedules of up to 40 hours per week are available. Salary will be $10-12/hour depending on experience and familiarity with The Folk School.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and references to operations@folk.school.

The Folk School Fairbanks