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ORGANIZATION: Ten Thousand Villages of Austin

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Ten Thousand Villages of Austin 4803 Burnet Rd.

Ten Thousand Villages of Austin, a volunteer-run, non-profit store selling fair-trade, artisan-made gifts, needs your help! Interact with a great group of volunteers as you work with beautiful, sustainable, fair-trade products from all over the world.

We ask that all volunteers be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Contact volunteers.austin@tenthousandvillages to schedule an orientation to the store and begin working!

3 Shifts

  • 11:00 AM to 02:30 PM
    Join staff and other volunteers in our Fair Trade store!
  • 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM
    Join our staff and other volunteers in our Fair Trade store!
  • 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
    Join our staff and other volunteers in our Fair Trade store!
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Ten Thousand Villages of Austin

Location:

4803 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78756, US

Mission Statement

Ten Thousand Villages' mission is to create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term fair trading relationships.

Description

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to helping artisans in developing countries receive fair wages. Our retail store sells beautiful, unique handicrafts from over 30 developing countries around the world.

Our products include home furnishings, musical instruments, coffee, chocolate, jewelry, and toys. Through fair-trade practices, the artisans who produce these products are paid fair wages up front. We ensure that our artisans are operating under safe working conditions and are producing environmentally-friendly goods.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

4803 Burnet RdAustin, TX 78756

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Retail / Sales
  • Google Apps
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two three-hour shifts per month
  • Initial training with Volunteer Coordinator.

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