Earn and Learn Sewing Programs

a group of women pressing their work as part of the earn and learn sewing program
a woman sitting at an industrial sewing machine teaching other sewers as part of our earn and learn program

Earn & Learn Paid Work Experience Sewing Program

Term 2, 2023

Thursdays 10:00am - 2:00pm

4th May - 22nd June

Where: The Social Outfit Workroom, 65 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville.

These classes are designed for experienced and skilled sewers from refugee backgrounds. You must be ready to commit to work will be paid the Australian textile award rate as you learn how to make items that will be sold through The Social Outfit store.

We usually run two Earn and Learn programs each year in collaboration with leading artists, fashion designers or brands.

To enquire about Earn and Learn Programs for 2023 please contact projects@thesocialoutfit.org

Work With Us!

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We might be biased but we think working with The Social Outfit is one of the greatest jobs in the world and we are excited to share that we're looking for an experienced, highly organised and creative Community Program Coordinator to join us 3 days a week starting in July.

This special someone will be passionate about engaging communities through the delivery of creative programs and excited to make a big impact working within a small team at our dynamic, social enterprise fashion label.

We encourage people from CALD migrant and refugee backgrounds to apply.

Please email kate@thesocialoutfit.org to request the full position description.