Thrift Store Volunteers


Cause Areas


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


5150 University Avenue3601 Sports Arena Blvd3055 University AvenueSan Diego, CA 92105


Purpose/Overview: Volunteers are needed to sort, organize, price and display donations alongside Thrift Store staff members. Selling new and gently used items to the community helps fund life - changing programs at San Diego Rescue Mission.


  • Good work ethic and a positive, outgoing personality
  • Ability to work well with others, listen to instructions and carry out assigned tasks
  • Ability to be flexible in work situations
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Unable to accept court mandated individuals


  • Arrive on time and sign in with staff members
  • Dress appropriately for the work being done: casual clothes and closed toe shoes suggested
  • Be able to communicate with staff any questions or concerns that impact your responsibilities for the day
  • Be able to sort, organize, price, hang/display donated items, clean the area and assist customers
  • Sign out when finished

Time Commitment:

  • We request a minimum commitment of one shift per week for six months.
  • Weekday or weekend hours available


  • Rescue Mission orientation, application and reference check
  • On-site orientation by store staff

Locations: City Heights, North Park, National City or Sports Arena. Days/hours may vary.

You must be scheduled to volunteered.


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • once a week for 6 months
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