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New Canaan Thrift Shop Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Waveny LifeCare Network

  • 33 people are interested

This is an opportunity for a friendly outgoing volunteer. This volunteer will work as part of a team processing donations, serving customers, and keeping the shop tidy. If you have a passion for helping others and would like to support the mission of providing health and hospice care to those in need in our surrounding community this opportunity if for you! The New Canaan Thrift shop exists to help raise funds for patient care provided by Waveny Visiting Nurse and Hospice, a community healthcare services nonprofit committed to excellence and compassionate care.

We are seeking to build and grow our current team of fabulous and dedicated volunteers to help us cover regular shifts and also fill occasional shifts when there may be an unexpected absence or vacation.

As an organization we are committed to providing opportunities for those looking to explore a new career direction, or share their prior professional experience in a way that is fulfilling and also benefits others. High school age volunteers are welcome and we value the fresh perspective they bring.

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
    Whole day or half day 9- 12 noon 12 noon until 4.30pm available

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About Waveny LifeCare Network


3 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840, US

Mission Statement

Committed to our community for over 40 years as a trusted nonprofit, Waveny has sought to provide the highest quality of care since 1975. Our full spectrum of care anticipates your every need. From at-home rehabilitation to long-term therapy and nursing care, hospice and everything in between, Waveny provides award-winning personalized solutions for patients of all ages. Our community outreach includes school nursing, community health screenings, health education and wellness programs.


Our Volunteer program impacts the lives of our patients, residents AND volunteers providing enrichment, social connection, purpose and opportunities to learn and grow while making a difference!
As a nonprofit organization, we are a mission-based provider of healthcare, housing and support services to approximately 2,400 people every year. Waveny relies on our talented staff and hundreds of volunteers to deliver the highest quality of person-centered care every day. Our compassion is reflected in the smiles of the caregivers and those in our care, and our quality earns us industry accolades each year. The generosity of spirit we see in these connections mirrors the commitment of our donors to help us carry out this important work. Our Volunteer program provides a wide range of opportunities and flexible hours. We invest in our volunteer team providing training and mentoring to maximize the impact of the time and skills shared. We are grateful for our core team of volunteers, some of whom have been participating for decades, and we also welcome new volunteers and can incorporate what ever time you can offer.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift


2 Locust AvenueNew Canaan Thrift ShopNew Canaan, CT 06840



  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Merchandising
  • Retail / Sales
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • People Skills


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Regular shifts or join our roster of occasional volunteers
  • Covid Vaccination

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