Volunteer at a Charity Thrift Store


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


1772 Clark AvenueLong Beach, CA 90815


Christian Outreach in Action is looking for volunteers to work at our consignment boutique, Clark & Atherton Mercantile. Volunteers are needed to work in the front of the store greeting clients and manning the cash register, as well as the back of the store, sorting donations and selecting merchandise to be displayed. We are looking for regular volunteers who can commit to several hours one day a month every month.

Clark & Atherton Mercantile shop will be selling gently used clothing, home goods, jewelry, gifts and unique vintage finds, with all proceeds going towards programs at Christian Outreach in Action.

Christian Outreach in Action (COA), a non-denominational 501(c)3 non-profit in downtown Long Beach, is the largest provider of meals and food for the homeless and low-income community in Long Beach, serving hot meals seven days a week.

Clark & Atherton Mercantile is completely volunteer-run. 99% of what we will be selling has been donated by the community, and what isn’t sold in our store will be given back to COA to supply clothing to the homeless and less fortunate every week.


  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Merchandising
  • Retail / Sales

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • A couple of hours once per month
  • Regular volunteer opportunity- not a one time commitment

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