The Maker Mill is a community space for kids, teens and parents.  We encourage members of the community we serve to get involved and share your interests and skills with others.  We have several ways to join in on the fun from paid Fellowships to volunteer opportunities.

We're Hiring Workshop Fellows

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Maker Mill Fellows are dedicated, enthusiastic individuals who have a passion or expertise in a particular field. We are actively seeking various Fellows to come to our space and work on your passions, whatever that may be.  As a Fellow we ask that you teach at least one workshop per quarter that is 5-8 weeks in length.

In exchange, you will receive a free membership to The Maker Mill for you and 1 child and have access to our makerspace, tools and equipment. 

Fellows are paid based on a per workshop hourly rate or through a revenue sharing program. Fellows can earn 30% revenue share on their workshops.  Workshop consumables costs are shared between you and The Maker Mill.

To inquire about current Fellow openings, send us your info today!

Sign-up to be a Maker Mill Fellow

 

Teachers - Bring Your Class

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You can teach a class or just stop by for an exploration field trip.  The Maker Mill has several options available both for a fee or for free. We support you with supplies, dedicated space, tools and equipment.

We also provide workshops for students and teachers in K-12 on electronics, coding, robotics, wearables, e-textiles and so much more!

Provide us the subject that you would like to enhance with the Maker Mill and we can offer up some options.

To schedule a field trip or teach your class at The Maker Mill please send a request. *Due to our Summer Workshops we are not able to host private groups during the summer.

Submit a Request Here

Be a Mentor or Intern

Do you love making things and taking things apart? Do you enjoy working with younger kids and helping them bring their creative imaginations to life? Interested in gaining teaching and leadership experience? Want to know what it’s like to run a maker space and STEM enrichment center? Want to do something fun and exciting afterschool or work?

If you’ve answered “Yes” to any of these questions, we highly encourage you to apply to become a Maker Mill Mentor or Intern. We will train you on how to empower kids and facilitate the exploratory process for kids, teen and adults.

Qualifications for Mentors:

  • Ages 13 or older
  • Commitment to Maker Mill for a minimum of 4 hrs/week for a minimum of three months
  • Communicative, responsible, and organized
  • You love to have fun!

Qualifications for Interns:

  • Ages 17 or older
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Commitment to Maker Mill for a minimum of 8 hrs/week for a minimum of three months
  • Communicative, responsible, and organized
  • You love to have fun!

Sign-up to be a Maker Mill Mentor or Intern

Host an Event or Club

Do you have an existing club in or around the Merrimack Valley?  Robots, computer, maker or electronics?  Did you know that you can utilize The Maker Mill for hosting your club or special event?  We can accommodate a number of different event sizes from 5-30 people.  Most club activities are free and we encourage you to use our space when available. Cost for special events ranges from free and up based on the resources needed and scheduling of your event. 

Submit a Club or Event Request