Fashion and Justice Volunteer (Queens)


(40.721786,-74.009445)
 

Cause Areas

When

Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:00 AM - Thu Jan 31, 2019 03:00 PM

Where

FEDCAP, 315 Hudson StreetNew York, NY 10013

About

VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR OUR MANHATTAN OFFICE INSIDE OF FEDCAP.

DUTIES:

--Greet the client

--Explain that we take pictures and they have to sign a waiver [(we can cut their heads off on the picture, should they not want to be seen) Not mandatory for receiving services]

--Measure assist them in tying a tie (if they do not know how) finding a suit, shirt, slacks, shoes, etc. that fits. (They can try on the clothing in the restroom.)

--Arrange for the hemming of pants or the sewing on of buttons with the tailor and set a date for the client to pick up the tailored items. If no alterations are needed, then fold up the items and place in a bag for the client.

--Keep records of activities and calls in the log.

--Be able to work alone, with minimal supervision or with others

We are doing one day a week, for now (date to be discussed), but the time will be 10 AM to 3 PM.

This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to go into law enforcement and who wants to see "the other side" after a person comes home, someone that wants to be in the fashion industry, or social services/non-profit sector. You will be networking with everyday people, politicians, individuals from different programs (formerly incarcerated individuals, etc.), City organizations/programs, and pastors.

There is a possibility that you will be helping with administrative work and our events as well. You must be neat and presentable.

We also will need you to assist in pop-up shops and the occasional donation pick up.

Check out what we do to get a better feel for 100 Suits http://www.100suits.org/100-suits-speaks

Please be reliable!

SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!!!

Skills

  • Secretarial
  • Retail / Sales
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 to 10 hours a week

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