The Sewing and Textiles Coordinator is a service worker (volunteer) position and the worker is expected to be an active participant of MCC's Akron Connection Service Program. MCC pays for travel to and from assignment and provides complete living expenses for service workers plus a small monthly stipend. The term length for this position is 2 years and will be based at the Material Resources Center (MRC) in Ephrata, PA. The purpose of the center is to process donated material resources for MCC, involve volunteers in the ministry and vision of MCC, educate visitors about MCC's total mission, and generate a portion of MRC budget needs.
This position coordinates the work of the sewing room and areas of the warehouse related to working with fabrics and quality control. Another critical aspect of this role is creatively upcycling donated materials in order to offer inspiring stock for the Care for Creation Gift Store. As a result, by being conscientious of good stewardship of Creation, the Sewing and Textiles Coordinator contributes in generating funds for the MRC. This position reports to the Material Resources Center Manager and cooperates with other MRC staff.