The Mercer Island Thrift Shop is looking for volunteers to fill two skill levels in our jewelry department.
Jewelry Lead - A jewelry lead has substantial knowledge of designers, trends, gems, metals, testing methods and research options in order to assess the pricing of jewelry in a secondary market. The primary responsibility of this position is to price merchandise before it is moved to the sales floor. To maximize this skilled talent, the Jewelry Production Assistant (job description below) plays a vital role in in preparing the jewelry so that the Jewelry Lead may efficiently use his or her time.
Jewelry Production Assistant - A jewelry production assistant prepares and organizes all jewelry and beauty products for a lead to price. This position will also help to maintain the displays, rotation of product and signage on the retail sales floor.
The ability to see markings through a magnifying glass
Good fine motor skills
The ability to work in a warehouse setting
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.
MITS is a nonprofit business that values a culture of community involvement, volunteer skills 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 the City of Mercer Island’s department of Youth & Family Services (MIYFS).
Please contact Suzanne Philen at 206-275-7753 and mention the VolunteerMatch.org volunteer posting.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 12 hours per month.
- See job description