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Volunteer at Fair Trade Shop

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ORGANIZATION: Global Gifts

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For two shifts a month, you can support a store that provides a marketplace for underrepresented artisans, producers, and farmers from all over the world! Learn tell the stories behind each of these items as you help customers find the perfect gift. Join a community of staff and volunteers who are responsible for the day-to-day needs of running the register, filling online orders, and creating floor displays.

All volunteers must attend a Volunteer Orientation. Orientations are held monthly or can be arranged to fit your schedule. Email our Volunteer Coordinator at heatherg@globalgiftsft.com.

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About Global Gifts

Location:

682 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, US

Mission Statement

Global Gifts is committed to serving impoverished artisans and producers in the developing world by:

  • Providing vital fair income and employment for people of limited opportunity;
  • Marketing ethically produced and ethically obtained handmade products;
  • Educating the public about the cultures and traditions associated with items we sell; and
  • Helping consumers spend their shopping dollars in ways that benefit impoverished peoples around the world.

Description

Global Gifts is a nonprofit organization with four fair trade store locations. We are supported by a small staff and a dedicated team of volunteers. At Global Gifts, products are fair trade and handmade, which means your contribution supports fair wages, gender equity, and safe and dignified working conditions. Volunteers will enjoy a fun retail working environment, learning artisan stories, and a 15% discount off purchases.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
International
Advocacy & Human Rights, Arts & Culture, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Global Gifts682 N. High StreetColumbus, OH 43215

(39.97639,-83.00304)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Retail / Sales

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 shifts per month
  • Must complete application, interview process, and orientation before first shift.

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