Join Our Team

be a board-tender

Are you…

A people person?
Charismatic & social?
Eager to spread creative joy?
 Able to manage time?

The Board Bar, a DIY studio in downtown McKinney, is seeking creative instructors to join our team. If you love to teach, socialize and entertain – this may be the position for you! We offer public, private, corporate and fundraising creative workshops for both adults, teens and tweens. Our mission is to inspire moments of creativity, happiness and DIY project success by providing everything in one place; the creative space, raw materials, tools and step-by-step instruction.


Excellent time management skills;

  • Ability to work quickly with enthusiasm
  • Adhere to the allotted time frame; able to adjust the pace of instruction accordingly

Outstanding customer service skills;

  • A people-person
  • Outgoing, engaging and at ease with strangers; both adults and children
  • Create a relaxing and fun atmosphere

Stellar communication skills;

  • Comfortable “on stage” instructing and entertaining groups up to 24 people within a specified time frame (typically 3 hours)
  • Ability to learn and deliver scripted instruction and improvise appropriately as needed

WHAT IS REQUIRED (all of the above plus below)

  • A completed application (see below for link)
  • Ambassador of our brand; understanding and supporting our culture, mission, offerings and policies at all times
  • Must be reliable and available to work nights, weekends and be flexible as the schedule is based on customer demand
  • Workshops are scattered throughout the calendar and may fall between the following hours; Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm (customers typically leave by 10:00 pm, leaving 30 minutes for cleanup and set up). Sunday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm (customers typically leave by 8:00 pm, leaving 30 minutes for cleanup and set up)
  • Must be able to do physical labor (lifting wood supplies, paint, etc.)
  • Must be able to stand 3 – 4 hours at a time while instructing the class
  • Set up for class, clean-up, checking in customers, reconciling attendance
  • Computer and camera savvy
  • Able to roll with the punches, handle basic challenges and troubleshoot
  • A signed non-compete, non-disclosure and social media clause upon hire (must be returned within three (3) days of being hired).
  • A thorough review of our Employee Handbook, last page signed and returned within three (3) days of being hired.