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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Vincentian Services Center6654 Gulf FreewayHouston, TX 77087


About

Volunteers assist in every area of our service ministry.

The SVDP Donation Center volunteers will assist in the processing of the donated items and ensure quality standards are met for distributing to our friends in need. This volunteer ensures donated clothing and other merchandise makes its way to sale in our resale shops. These donated goods allow clothing and furniture voucher recipients to select for themselves what items their families need most at no charge. They can shop with dignity, choosing high-quality clothing that fits and other merchandise that makes their house a home. Unusable items are recycled.


Duties Include :
● Determine whether clothing and other merchandise should be sold or recycled
● Sort clothing by category (gender, age, season, etc.)
● Hang clothing with appropriate hanger in correct section
● Tag clothes and other merchandise with proper price tag as directed by staff
● Assist staff with moving furniture (if physically capable) as necessary
● Clean the warehouse as needed, including removing cardboard boxes and sweeping

A qualified volunteer:.

  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Has a basic understanding of clothing quality and name brands (helpful, not required)
  • Has an ability to lift and carry heavy objects (~25-50 lbs; helpful, not required)

HOURS:
● Tuesday - Saturday
● Shifts available 8 am - 11am, 9 am - 12pm 1pm - 4
● Schedule shifts via email at volunteer@svdphouston.org

Skills

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Project Management
  • Merchandising
  • Warehouse Equipment Operations
  • Inventory Management
  • Sales Marketing

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hour shift
  • able to stand for extended periods of time

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