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Local Cloth Seeks a Program Coordinator

  • 06 Nov 2022 6:38 PM
    Message # 12980349

    Local Cloth is an Asheville-based, 10-year-old non-profit organization with more than 300 members, and our mission is to grow the fiber economy of our region through education, inclusive programming, and services which add value to local products. We advocate for our regional community of farmers, artists, makers and designers. We do this through workshops, retail sales, exhibits and special events which are planned and carried out by dozens of volunteers who need technical and administrative help. We are looking for someone who will provide support for our workshops and events, with a goal of increasing enrollment in workshops, attendance at events and visitors to our shop.

    If you are interested in this position please send a resume to

    Apply by November 20.

    The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

    • Developing a process and scheduling events taking place in the Local Cloth studio, including: workshops, interest groups, private rentals and fiber group meetings

    • Planning and overseeing monthly events that demonstrate member skills and stimulate community interest on Third Thursday evenings, Second Saturdays and other times as needed

    • Providing coordination and support to volunteer-led annual events such as Fiber Farmers Day, Holiday and Spring in-studio pop-up markets, and Local Cloth booths at SHCG and SAFF annual events

    • Maintaining and developing our knowledge of community needs and desires for education and studio activities

    We hope to find someone with the following qualifications: excellent organizational and time management abilities, strong attention to detail, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to produce on a tight timeline, solid leadership skills and the ability to motivate a team. The Program Coordinator should also have experience working with volunteers, community groups and artists as well as skills using Word/Excel/Powerpoint and with collaborative software such as Google Drive. Pay is $17 per hour, paid monthly from invoices, not to exceed $750 per month.

    Last modified: 06 Nov 2022 6:39 PM | Mamie Fain


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