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MacGyver Academy is a 501(c)(3)  Nonprofit  Organization

Volunteer Opportunities for MacGyver Academy

Hours: 9am to 7pm Fridays and Saturdays

Currently we are in the startup phase of our project.  Our volunteer opportunities are primarily comprised of tasks that will raise funds to build our facility and ultimately support our mission. 

We are currently only accepting volunteers over the age of 18

Phase 2

Phase 1
Start up 

1.    Helping with electronic waste drives
             a. Collecting items at drives
             b.  Sorting items
             c. Stocking items
             d. Labeling and pricing items
2.     Repairing collected items

3.     Harvesting, identifying, and labeling usable parts from items

4.     Online customer service/ Dealing with listings on eBay
            a. Identifying items
            b. Determine items value
            c. Photographing items
            d. Basic photoshopping
            e. Writing a short description of items
            f. Posting items

5.     Packaging and mailing items after they’re sold

6.     Helping at the brick and mortar store

7.    Woodworking and furniture building

8.    Helping to build and market original novelty items from recycled parts

9.    Helping to design lesson plans for future students
           a. General safety lessons
           b. Beginner courses on how to use tools and equipment
           c. Open source learning; what it is and how to do it
           d. How to build signature MacGyver Academy novelty items
           e. How to list items on eBay
           f. How to identify and sort parts

10.  Help with promotional materials and events

1.   Helping to enroll participants, ie. traveling to schools and giving talks

2.  Teaching mandatory introductory courses in safety and basic tool operation

3.  Teaching participants about customer service while eBay listing and working in the brick and mortar store

4.  Teaching students how to process, repair, and harvest donations

5.  Acting as a guide/mentor at self organized learning environments (SOLEs)

6.  Monitoring safety and behavior at SOLEs

7.  Creating and teaching Master Class workshops related to our mission

8.  Acting as a chaperone on field trips, ie. electronic waste drives, competitions

MacGyver Academy is tax-exempt nonprofit corporation organized under Internal Revenue Code 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3) that renders service to the community and its residents.

If you are interested in performing Court Ordered Community Service you will need to complete the online application form below.
Applicants are evaluated and selected based on availability and their personal statement.

You will be notified within 48 hours as to whether or not you have been selected to proceed to an interview with our volunteer coordinator.

Additional forms will need to be filled out during your initial interview.

During your interview, we will need to make a copy of your Order of Probation (which states the infraction and that you were assigned community service) and a copy of your (or your legal guardian’s) photo ID.

Once the completed paperwork is submitted and approved you may begin earning community service hours.

Once you have fulfilled your community service obligation at MacGyver Academy, a letter will be generated per your request, documenting the community service hours you served.

MacGyver Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, political affiliation, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

We appreciate your interest in our program and look forward to reviewing your application.

 Community Service / Court Appointed
Volunteers Application

Present Address:
Number Of Hours To Serve:
Emergency Contact (Name)
Phone Number:
Emergency Contact (Phone)
Present Occupation:
Past Occupations:
Academic/Professional Credentials:
List Special Skills:
Date Hours Must Be Served By
Days/Hours Available To Serve:
Name of Caseworker/Probation Officer:
Phone Number of Caseworker/Probation Officer:
Address of Caseworker/Probation Officer:
Which Court is managing your case?
Case #:
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? If yes, please explain:
What was your Criminal Offense?
Why do you want to complete your Court Ordered Community Service at MacGyver Academy?
You must complete three 3 things:
  1. Online Application (above)
  2. Liability Release
  3. Media Release

You must download the two interactive PDF release forms and fill them out on your computer. (DO NOT SIGN)
Print both copies and bring them to your initial interview, you must sign them in person.

If you do not have access to a printer, email the (unsigned) completed forms to  we will print them for you.

Media Release Download
Release Download
Nevada Law
 NRS 176.087  Imposition of community service as punishment or condition of probation.
1.  Except where the imposition of a specific criminal penalty is mandatory, a court may order a convicted person to perform supervised community service:
      (a) In lieu of all or a part of any fine or imprisonment that may be imposed for the commission of a misdemeanor; or
      (b) As a condition of probation granted for another offense.
 2.  The community service must be performed for and under the supervising authority of a county, city, town or other political subdivision or agency of the State of Nevada or a charitable organization that renders service to the community or its residents.
3.  The court may require the convicted person to deposit with the court a reasonable sum of money to pay for the cost of policies of insurance against liability for personal injury and damage to property or for industrial insurance, or both, during those periods in which the person performs the community service, unless, in the case of industrial insurance, it is provided by the authority for which the person performs the community service.
4.  The following conditions apply to any such community service imposed by the court:
      (a) The court must fix the period of community service that is imposed as punishment or a condition of probation and distribute the period over weekends or over other appropriate times that will allow the convicted person to continue employment and to care for the person’s family. The period of community service fixed by the court must not exceed, for a:
             (1) Misdemeanor, 200 hours;
             (2) Gross misdemeanor, 600 hours; or
             (3) Felony, 1,000 hours.
      (b) A supervising authority listed in subsection 2 must agree to accept the convicted person for community service before the court may require the convicted person to perform community service for that supervising authority. The supervising authority must be located in or be the town or city of the convicted person’s residence or, if that placement is not possible, one located within the jurisdiction of the court or, if that placement is not possible, the authority may be located outside the jurisdiction of the court.
      (c) Community service that a court requires pursuant to this section must be supervised by an official of the supervising authority or by a person designated by the authority.
      (d) The court may require the supervising authority to report periodically to the court or to a probation officer the convicted person’s performance in carrying out the punishment or condition of probation.
      (Added to NRS by 1981, 486; A 1991, 1930; 1997, 33; 2001 Special Session, 133)