Jewelry Department Assistant


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


7710 SE 34th StreetMercer Island, WA 98040
Islanders often give their best.


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

  • All volunteers undergo a national criminal history background check at a cost of $21.00, refundable after 3 months and 36 hours of service.


  • 20% volunteer discount for 12 or more hours worked per month

  • 30% discount for 24 or more hours worked per month.

  • MITS provides on the job training and professional references.

  • Most of all we value our connection and comradery as a community working to support a great cause, Mercer Island Youth & Family Services.

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 hours per month.
  • See job description

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