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Sewing/Fashion Design Instructor

  •   Scarborough, ON (545.8 km away)

About this Opportunity

Job Description:

HSDC is currently seeking a skilled Sewing Instructor/Dress-Making Tutor to teach on a part-time basis, basic, intermediate practical sewing course at our center. HSDCâ s sewing group meets every Tuesday & Thursday and the participants come together to learn dress-making, pattern drafting, fashion design, equipment maintenance, and more about the fashion industry including job/contract opportunities. Here, women come to acquire skills that will enable them to get jobs in the fashion industry (or) become self-employed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

â ¢Teach sewing and dress-making course to a small group of participants twice a week
â ¢Assisting participants with sewing-related questions and providing industrial information
â ¢Teaching the group the various ways of maintaining their sewing machines

Qualifications & Experience:

â ¢Skilled in advanced sewing technologies
â ¢Previous experience in sewing
â ¢Previous teaching experience is an asset

Skills needed:

â ¢Good communication/interpersonal and group management skills
â ¢In-depth knowledge of silhouettes, sketching & fit, color selections and fabrication is an asset
â ¢Should be flexible, patient, tolerant, and compassionate

Benefits of Volunteering with HSDC:

Will get TTC tokens
Will receive reference letter, enabling you to get employment
Knowledge of potential employers, jobs and other valuable information
Opportunities to network, make new friends, share ideas of common interests and concerns
Opportunities to participate in our numerous training programs
Opportunities to acquire work experience
Opportunity to make a difference in the community and give back

Applicants must send their resumes (cover letters optional) to:

Madeline Nwokeji
Program Director
Phone: 416-345-1613

Please submit all applications to: info@hsdconline.org

We thank all applicants who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Contact Details

Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC)


  • Scarborough, ON