Purpose of Assignment: The fabric cutter is responsible for cutting fabric squares for use in comforters which are made for overseas relief aid.

Geographic Location: 50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener (an at home arrangement can be considered after suitable training, if desired)

Skills/ Knowledge/ Attitude Requirements:

  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of different fabric types (eg. Cotton, cotton blends, knits, weaves, etc.)
  • Strong hand/arm strength
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Willing to work in a public environment with others
  • Ability to be self-directed
  • Excellent hand/eye coordination and fine motor skills needed

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Iron fabric as needed
  • Cut fabric accurately and neatly into 10 ½” and/or 8 ½” squares using a rotary cutter
  • Sort and discard unsuitable fabrics


Time Commitment

  • 2 – 8 hours per week
  • Ongoing, but minimum 4 – 6 month commitment preferred,
  • Available for high school community service hours

Training and Development offered

  • Position specific orientation will be provided
  • Job shadowing and training meetings offered as available
  • Policy and procedure manual available at all times

Other: Volunteer liability coverage for all volunteers

All MCC volunteers are expected to respect the MCC mission statement: Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God's love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice. MCC envisions communities worldwide in right relationship with God, one another and creation.

Mennonite Central Committee
50 Kent Avenue
Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1
Wendy Cotter