CreatorSpace Volunteer at Basildon Library

What is the CreatorSpace?

A flexible, open and friendly community space to meet, design and create.

What is in it?

Libraries have always been places for people to learn and create; the CreatorSpace is a physical extension of that idea. Specialized equipment such as a 3D printer, Raspberry Pi kits, robotics, sewing machines, paper craft and embroidery machines are provided in this DIY space where people can gather to collaborate and innovate with new technologies. A TV screen and projector allows for presentations or workshops.

What is the role?

Volunteering in the CreatorSpace involves learning, teaching and helping others to create and understand; building from the existing provision towards a vibrant, exciting digital making and craft space.

What will it involve?

Working alongside staff and other volunteers:

• supervising individual and group use of the Creator Space

• assisting users

• demonstrating and troubleshooting equipment

• gathering ideas and suggestions for future use of the space from users and

potential users

• helping with events

What will you get from volunteering?

• satisfaction of sharing your enthusiasm for digital and craft technologies with a

new generation of creators

• access to developing technologies and equipment

• meeting people and making new friends

• satisfaction of using your skills and experience to give something to the

community

• opportunity to enhance your CV

Skills

What skills and experience do you need?

• good communication and people skills

• base knowledge of digital or craft technologies or both

• an interest in the digital making world

• experience with coding (desirable but not essential)


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/12/2017

End Date: 10/12/2018

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Location

This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford

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