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Help Neighbors in Need of Furniture! - Community Warehouse Portland

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ORGANIZATION: Community Warehouse

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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 a great volunteer opportunity to assist Program staff in sorting donations and preparing them for clients to take home:

Furniture Bank Ambassadors

  • Are able to commit to working at least 2 shifts per month
  • Assist with processing incoming donations
  • Bundle housewares and linens for easier distribution to clients
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of the Warehouse
  • Assist case managers and clients in selecting their household items
  • Packing up items for clients
  • Treat all visitors to the Warehouse with respect and sensitivity

Furniture Bank Ambassadors are needed Tues-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm, 12:00pm - 3:00pm, 3:00pm - 5:00pm and Saturdays 9:00pm - 12:00pm and 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Visit www.communitywarehouse.org/volunteer for more information!

5 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Saturdays
  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Tuesday - Friday
  • 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Saturdays
  • 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Tuesday through Friday
  • 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Tuesday - Friday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Community Warehouse

Location:

3969 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, Portland, OR 97212, US

Mission Statement

Life is better when a house is a home. Home is at the center of every person’s well-being and livelihood. We believe there are enough beds, blankets, pots and pans, and furnishings circulating in our community for everyone. Our furniture bank mission is to connect these furnishings to our neighbors in need, creating stronger home foundations and brighter futures.

Description

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

Community Warehouse works in partnership with over 200 local non-profit and social service agencies. These agencies screen and refer individuals and families in need of basic household items to Community Warehouse. Clients include domestic violence survivors, individuals and families who are transitioning out of homelessness, elderly persons on limited incomes, people with mental and physical disabilities, refugee families from all over the world, youth and adults recovering from substance abuse, and low-income individuals and families.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Homeless & Housing, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 5 shifts

WHERE

3969 NE MLK BlvdPortland, OR 97212

(45.55184,-122.6619)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum two shifts per month
  • Ideally minimum six month commitment

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