Kids Instructor

About us

The Works is a DIY hands-on community. We offer a collection of seasonal classes to a diverse community of growers, doers, and makers.

About you!

We are looking for a lifelong learner who is passionate about teaching and connecting with others. Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience teaching kids ages 8+, including developing hands-on curriculum in gardening, crafting, and cooking.

  • Be articulate and comfortable managing a group of 15 students.

  • Be a team player, have a can-do attitude, and value diversity in perspectives, approaches, cultures, and backgrounds.

  • Be an ambassador of The Works, willing to represent the culture and brand.

The role

This is a unique opportunity to join The Works’ team and grow with us at our Capitol Hill location. You will be responsible for:

  • Developing class content specifically for kids and teaching 1-2 classes per week.

  • Providing a phenomenal student experience by fostering a friendly and welcoming environment that’s also conducive to learning.

  • Working with the owner of The Works to adapt classes based on student feedback, develop new class topics, and contribute to planning each season’s class schedule.

Your experience

Show us how your past or current work qualifies you for this role. Please include examples of working with kids! There is a tremendous opportunity to grow with The Works in this position, so we’re invested in finding a perfect match. Tell us why you’re the unicorn we’re looking for.

Timeline

We’re ready for you to start immediately, beginning with training, developing classes, followed by teaching classes.

Compensation

  • This is a part-time position including some weekend hours.

  • This position receives $15/hour.

  • Being a member of this amazing community is an extra bonus, with perks including making cool stuff, interacting with great students, and being a part of a rad community.

To apply

Made it this far and think this sounds like a good fit? Please send your resume and a cover letter telling us about you, your background, and why you’re interested in this role by email to kellie@theworksseattle.com. Thank you!

Operations Manager

About us

The Works is a DIY hands-on community. We offer a collection of seasonal classes to a diverse community of growers, doers, and makers and operate a retail shop focused on local makers.

About you!

We are looking for an operations manager to join our growing team. Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a logistics mastermind, comfortable working in both spreadsheets and Trello.

  • Thrive on anticipating needs and focusing on small details.

  • Be a team player, have a can-do attitude, and value diversity in perspectives, approaches, cultures, and backgrounds.

The role

This is a unique opportunity to join The Works’ team and grow with us at our Capitol Hill location. You will be responsible for our class and private event logistics from start to finish, including:

  • Interfacing with teachers to coordinate needs for class supplies and equipment.

  • Creating shopping lists by source and purchasing necessary materials and supplies.

  • Preparing registration lists, handouts, and supplies for each class.

Additional duties may include:

  • Managing retail shop inventory.

  • Occasionally staffing retail hours, pop-ups, or events.

  • Optionally, developing and teaching classes if interested ( this is an opportunity but not a requirement!).

Note: This role requires the use of a personal vehicle, and mileage and parking will be fully reimbursed.

Your experience

Show us how your past or current work qualifies you for this role. Please include examples of how you’ve managed logistics before, and give us the confidence that you can do it here! There is a tremendous opportunity to grow with The Works in this position, so we’re invested in finding a perfect match. Tell us why you’re the unicorn we’re looking for.

Timeline

We’re ready for you to start immediately! The summer season will be a training period, working directly with the owner to learn systems and prepare for the Fall classes.

Compensation

  • This is a part-time position with some work-from-home time. There will be occasional weekend hours.

  • This position receives $15/hour.

  • Being a member of this amazing community is an extra bonus, with perks including making cool stuff, interacting with great students, and being a part of a rad community.

To apply

Made it this far and think this sounds like a good fit? Please send your resume and a cover letter telling us about you, your background, and why you’re interested in this role by email to kellie@theworksseattle.com. Thank you!