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Williamsburg School of Needlework

Lite Housekeeping/Workroom Assistant

Contact: Linda Tomlin, Director
[email protected]
Phone: 757.259.9400
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WSN seeks part time experienced workroom assistant.  Experience in sewing, hand & machine, in ironing skills for linens, cutting fabrics accurately, hand laundering, hand hemming, pinning & basting.  Position also requires lite housekeeping skills, running errands, grocery shopping, assist with lunches, tea & coffee and assist our housekeeper in maintaing our attendees accommodations.

We are a high end vocational/leisure arts school educating women/men in the fine art of linen making and fine hand embroidery.  Our students and attendees travel to Williamsburg from all over the USA/Canada to receive training.  We offer both vocational training, leisure classes and workshops, and accommodations.  Our school year is from April-October, during that time we host guest teachers from Paris & London requiring a focused and hospitable understanding.

Part Time 15-25 hours weekly.  Mornings-early Afternoon, sometimes Saturday Mornings.  Seeking a well-rounded experienced person who is reliable, able, and energetic. A talented individual capable of helping us keep a well-organized, clean & healthy environment for our students and teachers.  We also seek the same talents in assisting in our workroom with basic teaxtile production tasks, other work opportunities are always available to learn and grow with us.  As a professional school of needlework, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the study of fine hand embroidery from some of the most elite European embroidery centers in Europe.  

If interested, please call for an interview.


Salon Vivace

Massage Therapist

Contact: Amanda Snyder
[email protected]

Ideal candidate will provide personal and professional attention to guests. Candidate must possess the knowledge to perform various types of massage, e.g., Swedish, Deep Tissue, including those offered in our Spa menu. Candidate must also be proficient in all components of massage therapy, e.g., anatomy, physiology, etc. and fully licensed. Salon Vivace seeks associates who deliver exceptional service and consistency, take personal responsibility, execute excellence and connect emotionally with guests. We are a company that offers a welcoming, stable atmosphere. We seek the best and brightest and offer them the training, development and career opportunities to become the Top 5% of those in the Spa and Salon industry. We embrace growth, innovation and best practices, but we value experience, a can-do attitude and loyalty. If you feel you fit this mold, please apply via email with your resume or a brief description of your career history, certifications and salary requirements. A photo is requested, but not required.


Salon Vivace

Master Esthetician

Contact: Amanda Snyder
[email protected]

Salon Vivace, a upscale salon and day spa is currently hiring for the position of Master Esthetician for our Williamsburg location. Job Type: Full-time Position Job Description: Graduate of accredited program in Esthetics * Licensed therapist. * Excellent verbal communication skills * Professional, team oriented individual Responsibilities: * Spa Etiquette and Professionalism * Customer Service * Time & Attendance * Client Retention Rate * Retail Sales: Service Sales Ratio * Strives to minimize product usage, shrinkage and waste through dispensary maintenance * Home Care recommendation & Work Ticket utilization * Thank You Card administration * Dress Code adherence * Laundry maintenance *Talented service provider: facials, full body waxing, facial waxing, microdermabrasion, body treatments, wraps. *Compensation: Hourly or Commission. If you feel that you meet the requirements and are interested in this exciting role, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Please indicate your desired location. Thank you!


Salon Vivace

Hair Stylist/ Cosmetologist

Contact: Amanda Snyder
[email protected]

Ideal candidate will provide personal and professional attention to guests of Salon Vivace. Provide hair care services such as cut/design, color, and styling to guests. Shampoo, condition, and rinse guests' hair. Examine skin, hair, or nails to evaluate condition, appearance, and appropriateness of scheduled service. Determine and advise guests on proper skin, hair, or nail care and recommend home care regimens. Promote and sell spa/salon services and retail products. Escort guests to and from treatment rooms. Set up workstation and/or treatment room with necessary products, equipment, and supplies to ensure guest comfort and safety. Clean, maintain, and sterilize tools. Monitor and stick to time schedule throughout the day. Maintain current licensure in service area. Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training, continuing education programs and certifications. Salon Vivace seeks associates who deliver exceptional service and consistency, take personal responsibility, execute excellence and connect emotionally with guests. We are a company that offers a welcoming, stable atmosphere. We seek the best and brightest and offer them the training, development and career opportunities to become the Top 5% of those in the Spa and Salon industry. We embrace growth, innovation and best practices, but we value experience, a can-do attitude and loyalty. If you feel you fit this mold, please apply via email with your resume or a brief description of your career history, certifications and salary requirements. A photo is requested, but not required.


Salon Vivace

Nail Technician

Contact: Amanda Snyder
[email protected]

Performs manicures, pedicures and hand/foot treatments; possesses knowledge of natural and artificial nail techniques and gel polish, provides personal professional attention to guests. Must attend product knowledge training. Must possess current licenses and certificates as required by state, county, city/town. Salon Vivace seeks associates who deliver exceptional service and consistency, take personal responsibility, execute excellence and connect emotionally with guests. We are a company that offers a welcoming, stable atmosphere. We seek the best and brightest and offer them the training, development and career opportunities to become the Top 5% of those in the Spa and Salon industry. We embrace growth, innovation and best practices, but we value experience, a can-do attitude and loyalty. If you feel you fit this mold, please apply via email with your resume or a brief description of your career history, certifications and salary requirements. A photo is requested, but not required. Please indicate which location you wish to work at in your email.


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