We're looking for an intern, read on for details...
Brothers Dressler seeks a recent graduate of a woodworking or design degree program for an invaluable learning experience. This position requires basic woodworking skills, experience with standard tools, machinery such as saws and drill presses, as well as sanding and finishing knowledge. CAD and computer experience an asset.
You are someone that works hard, is keen to learn, is a craftsperson in the making. You want to learn in an environment of passion, creativity, and sustainability. You will be working in a cutting edge local creative and design environment, learning about the production of furniture and pieces such as beds, chairs, tables, lighting, small objects, etc. as well as being involved in exhibition work.
Some manual labour involved such as the receiving and sorting of woods, found objects, and other materials (some heavy lifting). Assistance with shop upkeep required, includes sorting and returning tools to proper workstations, sweeping, cleaning of machines and filters, watering plants, etc.
Duration will be from as soon as possible to March 18th, 2011 with a possibility of extension. Funding is provided by YMCA's Post-Secondary Graduate Youth Eco Internship Program
Send resume and portfolio images, with “Intern” in the subject line, to: email@example.com.
While we appreciate all interest, only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
No phone calls or drop-ins will be considered.
NOTE: This position is being funded through the YMCA’s Post-Secondary Graduate Youth Eco Internship Program (PSYEIP) with funding provided by the Government of Canada. This program places unemployed youth aged 15 to 30 from diverse backgrounds into paid internship opportunities within the private, non-profit, public, and charitable service sectors in Canada with a focus on the environment and community.
Applicants must meet ALL eligibility criteria for the program in order to be considered:
• between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the time of placement; • not receiving Employment Insurance benefit; • a graduate of a post-secondary education program; • be unemployed; or underemployed (working 20 hours or less on a regular basis); or working in a job that does not match your area of educational study; • out of school; • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee status has been conferred; • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; • have a social insurance number; •willing to complete a Police Records Check.
* Youth who previously participated in the Youth Eco Internship Program will not be considered.