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NMCRS Thrift Shop6275 Bauer AvenueSan Diego, CA 92145


Thrift Shop Volunteers are responsible for performing a variety of tasks at the NMCRS Thrift Shop location. No prior experience is necessary for Thrift Shop Volunteers, and also no prior knowledge of the military is a requirement. These Volunteer positions provide flexible scheduling during Thrift Shop hours and NMCRS is able to offer childcare and mileage reimbursements to all of our Volunteers.

All Volunteer training is done on site, and many great opportunities are available to help build your resume. In addition, the Thrift Store Volunteer experience is an exciting way to give back to your community, meet new people, feel appreciated, and also have fun! The Miramar Thrift Store is one of the largest in the entire organization and Volunteers can work in a specific area, as well as rotate through the various areas that encompass the Miramar Thrift Store. If you have any additional questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out via email or give us a call. This is an exciting opportunity and we look forward to hearing from you!

Responsibilities Include

  • Collecting and sorting donated items

  • Designating disposable items that are not suitable for sale

  • Pricing items for sale

  • Arranging items in the sales area

  • Assisting in special sales

  • Checking customers out and recording logged purchases

  • Maintaining cash receipts records

  • Maintaining a record of Volunteers hours worked


  • NMCRS Orientation

  • Thrift Store Training Qualification Standards Overview

  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities consisting of both clients and Volunteers

Benefits Include

  • Job satisfaction, professional contacts, and lifelong friendships

  • The opportunity to have a positive impact on quality of life for NMCRS clients and their families

  • Reimbursement for childcare and mileage expenses

  • Ability to control your own schedule

  • Training in new work related skills

  • Merchandising

  • Retail/Sales

  • Sales Process

  • Cash handling experience

  • Resume building opportunity

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18 years or older

  • Orientation/Training

  • Minimum of 3 hours a week (usually)

  • Maximum of 16 hours a week


  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Transactions
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • People Skills

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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