Team:Craft & Textiles

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Craft & Textiles team
Started September 2015
Discord Craft & Textiles channel
Slack [{{{slack}}} Craft & Textiles channel] (deprecated)
Lead {{{lead}}}
Members Team members listed on HMS.
HMS page Craft & Textiles Team on HMS
HMS page (2) [{{{hms2}}} Craft & Textiles Team on HMS (2)]
Budget £682.00
Status Dissolved
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The Craft & Textiles team look after the Craft Room and craft related aspects of the space.


The team is responsible for

  • Keeping an eye on tools and consumables for the area and the Craft Room.
  • Keeping the area user friendly, safe and usable
  • Reporting any issues to other teams
  • Some members may also be responsible for Inductions or Maintenance of tools.
  • Managing maintenance to tools in the area as required
  • Managing inductions to tools in the area as required
  • Documenting finances
  • Reporting to members meetings regarding income, spend and safety

The team is not responsible for:

  • Other areas of the space
  • Altering the size of the space for the team

Team Roles

There are roles in teams. One person may be in one or more roles. The roles and responsibilities are

Team Lead

Overview of the Team and area including the safety and maintenance of equipment. Reporting at membership meetings. Review and agreement to changes to configurations that will affect hackspace members.


Creating and following maintenance procedures. Documenting maintenance. Response to Out of Order requests.


Inducting Members, managing, documenting and processing payment as required. Inductions should follow standard scripts that are available online.

Team Member

Activities that are required for the area not covered above. May include consumables, equipment checks, safety checks and general organisation and tidying.

What timescales does the team have?

There are no major timescales, however it is essential the area is kept clean and well stocked.

What will happen if your responsibilities aren’t met?

If the Craft Team are unable to meet the demand or timescales, the trustees may take on the responsibilities of the Craft Team on a temporary basis.

Person Specification

In order to be a Craft Team member, you need to be good at communicating with the membership, personable and easy to approach and you should be visiting the space regularly to check on the craft area. The Team Leader and Trustees are responsible for team membership applications.