Volunteer/Intern Oppportunities

The Foundry partners with VolunteerWNY. You will be redirected to VolunteerWNY to search and sign-up for volunteer and internship opportunities. 

Bid to Build Benefit Auction 2018 - May 24th

The event supports our capacity to offer affordable rental space, mentoring, business classes and workshops, and other supports to small business start ups, as wells as hands on classes and STEM career exploration for boys and girls. 

We need volunteers to make these awesome things happen! 

The following jobs need volunteers to fill them:

-Decoration and setup, Parking attendants and Security, Registration Desk, Check Out and Late Registration, Auction Setup and attendance, Food Servers, Beer and Wine Bartenders, Music, Tour Guides, Clean Up, Photographer 

If interested in helping us out with this event visit: Bid to Build Benefit Auction 

Hope to see you there! 

Work Days

Check out our Volunteer Opportunities page to see when the next work day is happening. 

(good for groups, 1 day volunteer event)

Skilled construction volunteers welcome!

Makerspace Supervisor Positions

Metal- Are you a pro/semi-pro welder or metal artist and would like to give back?
Wood- Are you a craftsman or working your way up to the title? If you're looking to give back check out this opportunity. 

Education Internships

TechLab-Explore aspects of supporting and running a community MakerSpace by collaboratively planning events with local educators, and developing manageable projects for new investigators interested in 3D printing, basic electronics and computer-based making.
Textile-Develop manageable projects for new investigators interested in silk-screening and both handwork and computer assisted technologies for knitting, sewing and weaving.
MarketingWork with a passionate organization of creators, learn how to effectively market classes as well as how to assist our resident small businesses in developing marketing plans. 


Media/marketing- help us get the word out about The Foundry!

Photography/Videographers- create stock photography, take head shots of our businesses, capture inspiring footage

Website Design- help us improve our web presence and help visitors navigate our webpage

Business Mentoring

Business Mentors- have experience and expertise to lend? Become a business mentor and help our small businesses succeed. The Foundry partners with WEDI and the SBDA for small business mentoring services. 


Volunteer Coordinator- love connecting with new people?