TWO MAIN WAYS TO VOLUNTEER:
FUN FUN FUN! ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME!
1. DROP-IN VOLUNTEERS
It's as easy as showing up whenever you can and lending us a hand!
Here's some stuff we always need help with:
Inventorying new and donated tools
Repairing broken tools, and tool maintenance like sharpening, oiling, etc.
General shop upkeep - organizing, sweeping, beautification
Daily projects! We always have something special we're working on we could use a hand with
Use this form if you want to know when we have a big work day, and COME IN ANY TIME and your friendly tool librarians will put you to work.
DROP-IN VOLUNTEER FORM:
2. SHIFT VOLUNTEERS
Shift volunteers are reliable heroes who sign up for regularly occurring shifts as TOOL LIBRARIANS and/or SHOP MONITORS.
Here’s some of the things shift volunteers can do:
Check people in and out
Give tours and sign up new members
Monitor the community workshop or classes
Manage drop-in volunteers
Come up with your own pet projects to improve DTL
AND, Shift Volunteers earn DTL BUCKS, which you can use towards anything that costs money at the DTL: shop time, membership dues, memberships for friends, late fees, merch, classes, etc. PLUS Shift Volunteers are invited to join in on test-runs of our up and coming class offerings.
To become a Shift Volunteer, you please fill out this form below. We will then get back to you to schedule a quick interview and training if we’re good fits for each other.
SHIFT VOLUNTEER FORM:
*Some other ways to volunteer:
Donate your grant-writing expertise
Teach some classes
Help us with social media
You tell us! There are lots of ways to use your unique skills to help the DTL grow. Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you on board.
Thanks for checking out our volunteer page. Remember: everyone is welcome. Meet cool people and feel good about helping a rad community resource. We hope to see you soon!