Saint John’s Abbey Volunteer Program

Assignment Description

Position: Woodworker

Number of persons needed: 5

Department: Abbey Woodworking

Brief Summary of Assignment: Assist with small projects (crosses, bread boards, etc.); Assist with other projects as able.

Time Commitment: 4+ hours each week or as agreed upon

Responsibilities: Specific activities to accomplish task, expectations

1      Work under direction of professional woodworkers to complete crosses and other products for resale.

2      Assist with other woodworking projects as appropriate

3      Load kiln on seasonal basis

4      Wear clothing and safety equipment appropriate to a woodworking environment

Skills and Qualifications:

1      Woodworking experience

2      Knowledge of woodworking machines and equipment, shop safety

3      Ability to stand for periods of time

4      Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion

Team Leader: Mike Roske

Location, working space, equipment, etc: Abbey Woodworking, woodworking machines, equipment and tools.

Any questions: contact Eileen Haeg at 363-3304 or email