Woodshop Program Volunteer

Volunteer Reports to: Director of Day Habilitation Services/Director of Operations

Summary: MARC provides a variety of daily enrichment programs for its clients. MARC is seeking to implement a Woodshop Program for its clients. This program would allow volunteers to work side-by-side with clients as they woodwork. The Woodshop program gives clients a chance of empowerment by creating their own pieces and projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work side-by-side with clients on various woodworking projects

  • Lead clients in step-by-step instruction

  • Instruct small projects such as birdhouses, garden planters, game boards, etc.

  • Supervise all projects and ensure the safety of clients

  • Tasks include, but are not limited to: painting, sawing, hammering, using power tools, site preparation, and other related tasks


  • Complete and submit the online volunteer application

  • Pass background check

  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds

  • Have working background/experience with woodwork or related field

  • Must be dependable and punctual

  • Must have a passion for serving others

  • Respect and maintain the confidentiality of MARC, clients, volunteers, partners, and donors.

Training and Supervision

  • Complete volunteer orientation

Time Commitment

  • As needed

  • Hours are negotiable and will be determined by size of individual project