The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Clothes Closet thrift store, which is open to the public, has a dual purpose: proceeds from sales provide funding for Neighbors, Inc.'s emergency and supportive services, and clients can receive free vouchers to shop in the store for needed clothing or household items.
Key Activities * Receive incoming donations, thank donors and provide tax receipts when necessary * Sort clothing and household items. Determine what is able to be sold and what must be recycled * Provide customers service by greeting customers, answering questions and assisting customers with finding items when necessary. Cashiers will ring up sales, count money and provide change * Organize, clean and straighten racks and the sales floor. Help to create a beautiful space where customers can shop with dignity and joy
Qualifications * Must be at least 14 years-old (or 12 if accompanied by an adult). Cashiers must be at least 18 * A positive attitude and a sense of teamwork * A willingness to work hard--to leave the store and Neighbors better than you found it * Strong visual presentation skills and/or comfort in helping customers * Non-English language skills helpful but not necessary
Current Times Needed * Tuesdays: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. * Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. OR 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Neighbors does not have opportunities for court-mandated community service.