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Customer Experience Associate

Bring your quilting or sewing experience to our shop team. Permanent part-time position.

Sewing Teacher
(flexible)

Share your sewing or quilting skills with our community. Flexible hours and seasons.

Kids Sewing Teacher
(flexible)

Encourage a younger generation of sewists in our after-school clubs and seasonal camps.

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE ASSOCIATE

Location: The Stitchery - 2608 St Johns Street, Port Moody BC

Summary: The Stitchery provides excellent education and hand-picked, high quality fabric and supplies for sewers and quilters. We’re here to encourage, educate, resource, and inspire our sewing community. We are an inclusive workspace that values and celebrates each person’s creativity, perspective, and story.

We are looking for Customer Experience Associates who are:
  • passionate about quilting and/or sewing
  • great at sharing their enthusiasm and skills
  • excited about engaging with customers to learn about and support their needs

Responsibilities:
  • Provide each customer with an excellent and personalized experience
  • Help to maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Help with sewing samples, preparing kits, and cutting materials for orders

Skills / Requirements:
  • Sewing experience in quilting or garment making
  • Prior retail or customer service experience preferred but not required
  • Competent with figures including currency and fractions - calculator provided :)
  • Able to lift or move 30 pounds (fabric bolts etc.)

What we offer: You will be part of the vibrant Port Moody maker community and a motivated and friendly team of customer care and sewing experts at The Stitchery. You’ll receive store discounts, and support to learn and grow your skills and explore new things.

Hours: This job is for 10-15 hours per week. You must be available for some weekdays and weekends. 

Please apply with a cover letter containing skills, job goals, and current availability, and a resume to Jill Schuler at info@thestitcherystudio.ca.

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2022.

SEWING TEACHER

Location: The Stitchery Studio - 80 Mary Street, Port Moody BC

Summary: The Stitchery provides excellent education and hand-picked, high quality fabric and supplies for sewers and quilters. We’re here to encourage, educate, resource, and inspire our sewing community. We are an inclusive workspace that values and celebrates each person’s creativity, perspective, and story.

We are looking for contract teachers who are:
  • passionate about sewing or quilting
  • great at sharing their enthusiasm and skills
  • comfortable engaging with people of different ages, education levels and backgrounds 

Responsibilities:
  • teach sewing classes and/or camps
  • teach established classes and propose new ones
  • class prep including samples

Skill / Requirements:
  • Sewing experience in garment making, quilting, and/or needlework
  • Able to create a welcoming learning environment for adults and/or children
  • Prior teaching or group leadership experience preferred

What we offer: You will be part of the vibrant Port Moody maker community and a motivated and personable team of customer care and sewing experts at The Stitchery. You’ll receive store discounts, a flexible schedule that fits your work life rhythm, and support to learn and grow your skills.

Please contact Jill Schuler at info@thestitcherystudio.ca with details of your experience.

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2022. 

KIDS SEWING TEACHER

Location: The Stitchery Studio - 80 Mary Street, Port Moody BC

Summary: The Stitchery provides excellent education and hand-picked, high quality fabric and supplies for sewers and quilters. We’re here to encourage, educate, resource, and inspire our sewing community. We are an inclusive workspace that values and celebrates each person’s creativity, perspective, and story.

We are looking for contract teachers who are:
  • passionate about sewing or quilting
  • great at sharing their enthusiasm and skills
  • comfortable engaging with people of different ages, education levels and backgrounds

Responsibilities:
  • teach kids sewing classes and camps
  • class prep including samples

Skill / Requirements:
  • Sewing experience in garment making and/or quilting
  • Able to create a welcoming learning environment for children ages 7 and older
  • Prior teaching or group leadership experience preferred
  • Available on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons from 3:30-6:00pm to teach our after-school programmes, as well as other kids programmes like Pro-D Day classes and summer camps

What we offer: You will be part of the vibrant Port Moody maker community and a motivated and personable team of customer care and sewing experts at The Stitchery. You’ll receive store discounts, and support to learn and grow your skills and explore new things.

Please contact Jill Schuler at info@thestitcherystudio.ca with details of your experience.

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2022.