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ORGANIZATION: Mercer Island Thrift Shop

  • 41 people are interested
Style is what you choose
Fashion is what designers offer 4 times per year. Style is what you choose. - Laurent Hutton

Inspect apparel, shoes and/or accessories for quality, hang, and price. Stock items ready for sale to the sales floor. Maintain the visual standards and cleanliness of the sales floor. Help to organize and cleanup work stations at the end of a shift.

Scheduling is flexible: We recommend starting out with one 3-4 hour shift per week.

The Mercer Island Thrift Shop is a nonprofit business that values a culture of community involvement, solid employee development, and reducing our community footprint on the planet through resale; the best form of recycling. As a bustling group of 65 volunteers, management team and work study students, we are proud that we provide the major source of funding for Mercer Island Youth & Family Services (MIYFS).If you’re looking for a positive place to learn and grow, this position is a great foot in the door to a nonprofit mission that touches every generation in our community. You can learn more about the thrift shop and MIYFS at www.mercerislandthrift.org/about .

We provide hands-on training and a reference handbook to help you get started. You can use our online app to schedule your shifts and time away or we can manage your specified times for you. MITS is a fun, fast paced environment with a diverse work force from youth to seniors. Volunteer benefits include progressive discounts for the number of hours you work, job training, work references, volunteer recognition events, free coffee, tea, soda and a snack bar.

Contact Megan Schoephoerster at 206-275-7747 for a tour of the shop.

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About Mercer Island Thrift Shop

Location:

7710 SE 34th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040, US

Mission Statement

The primary mission of Mercer Island Thrift Shop is to raise money to support the programs of Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS).

Description

Founded in 1970, Mercer Island Youth and Family Services is a department of the City of Mercer Island providing a variety of human services for Mercer Island citizens. The mission of MIYFS is "to provide, coordinate and advocate for affordable, high quality human services for the citizens of Mercer Island". Our philosophy is that coordinated community resources can help build stronger and healthier families and community by enhancing strengths, identifying problems and choices and sharing resources.

Assistance - We provide a safety net for Island residents experiencing a crisis.

Support -We provide programs that improve the health and well being of all Island residents.

Development - We empower Islanders to grow, enrich and strengthen our community.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Seniors
Children & Youth, Crisis Support, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7710 SE 34th StreetMercer Island, WA 98040

(47.58017,-122.23438)
 

SKILLS

  • Merchandising
  • Retail / Sales

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week or more
  • The ability to handle used, allergy aggravating merchandise. The ability to stand and hang clothing.

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