MechaSpark is run by a very small paid staff and a large number of dedicated volunteers. We have dozens of people, with a wide range of skills and interests, working hard on creating a space and community to support the work we all want to do.
Do you know your employer may match the hours you’ve volunteered for MechaSpark? Please submit this form at the end of the year and we’ll provide you with a confirmation on our letterhead to bring to your employer.
Front desk volunteers are MechaSpark’s front-line greeters for curious visitors, potential donors, the press, new students, and prospective members. They serve as the primary resource for new members in getting oriented and to existing members looking for help with information and solutions. General duties include:
- Greet visitors and give shop tours
- Answer general questions about MechaSpark for our members and students
- Provide security by regulating access to our space during staffed hours
- Mail services and data entry support
Ready? Complete the application here.
This volunteer position requires regular commitment and offers the opportunity to learn and apply design and fabrication techniques in our community-maintained shops and facilities. If you want to be notified with the application is available, email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you are interested! Learn more about this program here.
Be A Tour Guide
Sign up for a regularly scheduled tour slot or be on-call by filling out this form. No experience? No problem! Training will be made available.
Be a Tool Testor
Have shop experience? Help us by helping our members get signed off to safely and competently use tools in our fabrication shops. Start by filling out this form.