Thrift Store Internship


Cause Areas


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


1731 SE 10th Ave.Portland, OR 97214


The Thrift Store Internship is a great way to get a headstart in a technology-based retail environment. Through this internship, you’ll learn how to identify a variety of tech, research market resale value, and operate a point-of-sale cashier system. You’ll also learn about merchandising techniques, store design, and you’ll hone your customer service skills too!

Job Title: Thrift Store Volunteer Intern

Hours Weekly: 4 to 15 hours/week

Free Geek Supervisor: Michael Kerr

  • Merchandise (tidy, label, restock) items for sale in the store
  • Greet customers and answer their questions
  • Teach a small amount about software and hardware
  • Keep up with industry standards and resale prices for various technologies
  • Work with other areas of Free Geek to help keep the Thrift Store stocked.
  • Take inventory of certain items
  • Occasional testing of simple equipment
Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Experience leading or in customer service a plus
  • Technical aptitude is a plus

To apply

Please fill out our application form at, and we’ll get back to you soon. While you wait for us to contact you to schedule an interview, please attend a 30-minute Volunteer Orientation, offered at 11am and 4pm, Tuesday-Saturday, required for all new volunteers and interns.


  • Problem Solving
  • Internet Research
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least 4 hours/week, at least 3 months

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