Join our Team

NewMakeIt is hiring!  

We are looking to fill two positions (as of November 2023):

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR (part-time)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Office Administrator / Membership manager to join our team. The position is largely clerical, with some customer / member interaction. The position entails managing the processes and organization of our accounting system, payments and invoicing, A/R and A/P, purchasing and membership management. This position will also review key performance indicators and create reports on membership, cashflow and education programs. This position is permanent and will start part-time with the possibility of moving to a full-time position within the first year.  More details here.

PROGRAM MANAGER, Repair Café (contract)

We are seeking an organized and efficient Program Manager to join our team.  As Program Manager, you will work with our key partners, to plan, execute, and report on the Repair Café program. You will be responsible for performing a wide range of tasks, including managing the pipeline of volunteers, coordinating and attending events, conducting surveys, and producing report.  More details here

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to info@yorkregionmakers.com

NewMakeIt thrives with a dynamic team! We are looking for engaged students to help out and we are looking for skilled enthusiastic instructors to teach our unique and creative workshops.

Below is a summary of what we are looking for!  If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to info@yorkregionmakers.com.

SUMMER STUDENTS

Every year we hire Summer students through the Canada Summer Jobs student program. These positions are full-time (35 hours) per week and are for candidates aged 15-30. Applications are accepted in April of each year. 

CO-OP STUDENTS

If you are interested in joining us as a coop student, please ask your Coop teacher for more details. 

INSTRUCTORS  

As an instructor, you will be responsible for overall design, planning, implementation and delivery of curriculum for specified workshops. These workshops could run either year-round or seasonally. The instructor will also be responsible for taking attendance, teaching the class and / or workshop, and reporting any issues, concerns or developments to the Learning Coordinator.

NewMakeIt Newmarket Maker space team

We have openings for workshops in these areas:

  • Woodworking – Project workshops that make use of, and certification classes that teach safe operation of equipment including; table saw, thickness planer, jointer, drill press, sanders, hand tools etc.
  • Digital Fabrication – Certification classes that teach safe and proper usage of equipment including; laser machines and 3D printers.
  • Metalworking – Project workshops that make use of, and certification classes that teach safe operation of equipment including; metal lathe, metal mill, drill press, grinders, MIG / TIG welders, box and pan brake, metal shear etc.
  • CNC – Project workshops that make use of, and certification classes that teach safe operation of equipment including; CNC router and CNC Mill.
  • CAD / CAM / Graphics Software – Skills classes that teach use of software such as; AutoDesk Fusion 360, SolidWorks, SketchUp, AutoCAD, On CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator, Inkscape 
  • Craftwork – Project workshops that teach skills in the areas of; textiles, woodcraft, papercraft, pottery, glass, jewellery etc.

 Requirements:

  • Ideally one to two years minimum of teaching experience related to the workshop they are instructing.
  • Work experience of at least one-half to three years in the area hired to instruct.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, leadership, and organizational skills and sensitivity to interact with a diversity of participants in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification an asset.
  • Availability to work flexible hours including daytime, evenings and weekends.