Community Warehouse Portland ~ Help Neighbors in Need of Furniture!


(45.5518,-122.6619)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3969 NE MLK BlvdPortland, OR 97212


About

Community Warehouse is Portland's only nonprofit furniture bank. We receive donations of gently used furniture and household items, and redistribute them to neighbors in need in our community.

We have two great volunteer opportunities to assist Program staff in working with donors, case managers, and clients in the Warehouse:

Warehouse Ambassadors

  • Accept donations from the public and sort donated items onto shelves
  • Explain the mission of the organization to donors
  • Bundle housewares and linens for easier distribution to clients
  • Assist case managers and clients in obtaining needed household items
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of the Warehouse
  • Treat all visitors to the Warehouse with respect and sensitivity
Warehouse Greeters
  • Serve as the first point of contact for all visitors to the Warehouse
  • Direct case managers and clients to the appropriate staff person
  • Explain the mission of the organization to donors
  • Intake donations from the public, and explain donation guidelines and alternative resources list
  • Assist with unloading donations
  • Help stage and load furniture for delivery to clients
  • Treat all visitors to the Warehouse with respect and sensitivity
Warehouse Ambassadors are needed Mon-Fri 9:45am-12:45pm and 1pm-4pm. Warehouse Greeters are needed Mon-Fri 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm.

Visit www.communitywarehouse.org for more information!

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Warehousing

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum once per month, 3-4 hours
  • Ideally minimum six month commitment

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