Fair Trade Sales Volunteer


(33.7756,-84.35305)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1056 St Charles Ave NE(Virginia-Highland)Atlanta, GA 30306

Fair trade gift shop open Tuesdays-Sunday.

About

Support Fair Trade in Atlanta!


Ten Thousand Villages is in search of Volunteers.

Volunteers are needed Tues-Sun to provide customer service and share artisan stories about our products.

This listing is for shift volunteers. You will be working at least four hour 2 shifts per month. You will be selling Fair Trade items to Ten Thousand Village customers. You will be learning about Fair Trade, learning the wonderful Artisan stories that go with the products. This is a wonderful way to broaden your worldview and make new friends.

Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit fair trade gift shop marketing fairly traded handicrafts from around the world.

We have been working hard to bring Fair Trade to Atlanta since 1994.

We have a solid mission. Our store is completely Fair Trade. Ten Thousand Village products our completely paid for when they leave the Artisan. Our store sources from 47 different countries.
Our mission empowers Artisans and seeks to provide them with long-term improvement in their quality of life.

Our store has a very small staff and we depend on our volunteer staff to keep us going. Currently we need volunteers to work shifts, assist in recruitment, and work with us at off site sales and events.

We do require that you:

Are 18 years or older

Complete interview and reference check

Successfully complete of orientation and training.

We are looking for long-term volunteers (at least one year). We require a minimum of 8 hours a month. That is only two, four hour shifts a month!

Come visit the shop to see what we're all about, or check our web site: http://atlanta.tenthousandvillages.com

Send inquiries about volunteering to atlvil.volunteer@gmail.com.

Thank you for your interest!

Please Come Join Our Team!

Skills

  • Sales Process
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Retail / Sales
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Merchandising
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two four-hour shifts per month (or one 8-hour)
  • Learn about our products so you can talk with customers, use computer based register system.

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