ReTails Thrift Store Books & Media Department


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


5000 E. Fourth Plain BlvdSuite FVancouver, WA 98661


Help keep our books & media department organized and customer friendly. Sort and clean donations, stock shelves & racks, assist customers, work alongside other volunteers & staff. ReTails supports the work of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

  • Inspects all books for water damage, torn pages, broken bindings, drawings and markings on pages
  • Sorts sellable books by genre; crates accordingly
  • Boxes books in poor, unsellable condition to be recycled
  • Pulls items of specialty topic or higher value/vintage to be priced separately or sold online
  • Prices books according to pricing guide
  • Places books on sales floor by genre and alphabetically if indicated
  • Ensures book shelves are clean and organized
  • Consults Donations Assistant Supervisor regarding sell-ability and condition or value of questionable donations
  • Notifies immediate supervisor of any issues or concerns


  • Customer Service
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Problem Solving
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months
  • 2 hours per week for 6 months

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