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ECOWORKS INC

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Ecoworks relies on an amazing team of committed volunteers to accomplish our mission. We engage people in fun ways while taking advantage of the hidden value present in what is often considered trash.

We are looking for motivated volunteers, who can commit their time for at least 2-3 hour shifts.

EcoWorks is a creative reuse center with a reBoutique gift shop of up-cycled and repurposed goods made by CT artists. We sell low-cost art supplies and rescued materials to support teachers, artists and others seeking to be more creative and artistic! EcoWorks also offers classes and workshops that span interests and mediums, including papercrafts, sewing, painting, sculpting, and more ...

Volunteer duties include, but are not limited to: sort and price donations, assist at the front desk/register, improve sales item presentation, assist with events, assist in networking with other organizations, sort and appraise items and supplies, and more!

EcoWorks is 100% volunteer-run and welcomes you to join our volunteer team!

Join our long-term volunteers Kim and Pat and other volunteer staff as they continue our mission to:

  • Promote creativity & environmental awareness.
  • Reduce waste and divert useful materials from incineration.
  • Inspire creative reuse & breathe new life into old materials.

Volunteer Hours: During Store Hours:

Thursday 12-8 p.m., Friday- Sunday 12-6 p.m., and other times by appointment!


We appreciate your willingness to support our mission. If you would like to volunteer, please email our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@ecoworksct.org or reply to this email.


Hope you can join us!

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About ECOWORKS INC

Location:

89 STATE ST, NORTH HAVEN, CT 06473, US

Mission Statement

To promote resource conservation, creativity, education and community engagement through material reuse, art, waste reduction, recycling, composting and zero waste strategies.

Description

Creative Reuse Center; we sell low-cost art supplies to support teachers, artists and other creative people. Materials are industrial scrap and business surplus in addition to donations from individuals. 2. reBoutique gift shop; consign with Connecticut based artists who use reclaimed materials in their work. 3. reCraft; we provide workshops and classes as well as a DIY maker-space Crafteria). We also offer workshops on how to use the scrap and environmental classes. We also house a reBoutique gift shop that showcases upcycled and repurposed goods made by CT artisans.

News Flash: We have moved to 89 State Street, North Haven. Just want to let you know that there are no buses that run to out new store. We''ve packed everything up at the store and most of our materials are now in the new store. Our challenge is going to be unpacking and setting up our new store. We're not quite ready for new volunteers at this time. However, by mid August we will be thrilled to have lots more hands! If you're interested you can still send us an email.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

89 State StreetNorth Haven, CT 06473

(41.38657,-72.87368)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Environmental Education
  • Customer Service
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2- 3 hour shifts
  • punctuality and reliability

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