Humane Society/ReTails Donation Site


Cause Areas


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


1100 NE 192nd Ave.Vancouver, WA 98684


Our donations site is busy, especially on weekends and during nice weather. We're looking for dedicated and hard-working volunteers to receive household donations from the public for our ReTails thrift store, which raises money to help us care for shelter animals until they get adopted.

The donations trailer provides protection from the weather, but this is essentially an outdoor assignment with frequent customer service interaction.

Job duties include:

  • Greet donors upon arrival
  • Provide quality assistance to customers; must be able to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Actively assist donors with the removal of donations from their vehicles
  • Consult Donation Trailer Attendant regarding quality or acceptance of donations
  • Fill out donation receipts
  • Sort donated items into correct holding bin/boxes by department, ensuring trailer remains organized
  • Pack and label holiday items
  • Break down cardboard for recycling; empty trash bins
  • Sweep out trailer and parking lot around trailer
  • Keep donation trailer area clean, neat & orderly, free of clutter and unsorted items
  • Fill out donor Thank You cards
  • Notify immediate supervisor of any issues or concerns

Volunteers have access to the animal shelter, where we have bathrooms, break room, supplies, and cute animals.


  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Inventory Management
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hrs/week, 4 months
  • reliability, moderate to heavy lifting, frequent bending, standing, walking

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