Bargain Loft Thrift Store Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc.

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If you love vintage items and retail, meeting new people and helping those in need, then we would like to welcome you to our amazing group of Bargain Loft thrift store volunteers. Please contact us at fish@herndonrestonfish.org.

We have all types of positions: from unpacking donations to internet researching donation(s) value and other background information, from pricing to cashiers, from greeting customers to helping with the Holiday Shop. If you are familiar with working a cash register, we could especially use your help.

All shifts are 2.5 hours (5 hours if you volunteer for back-to-back shifts) for all positions, your choice. Volunteer as few or as many days as are convenient with your schedule. The shop is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am - 3pm, which is when we need your help.

Thank you!

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Choice of shift and day - Tue-Sat. Positions include cashiers, unpacking donations & pricing items.
  • 12:30 PM to 03:00 PM
    Choice of shift and day - Tue-Sat. Positions include cashiers, unpacking donations & pricing items.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc.

Location:

Herndon-Reston FISH, 1141 Elden St, Suite 200, Herndon, VA, VA 20170, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Herndon-Reston FISH (HRFISH) is to help Herndon and Reston residents cope with short-term financial crises by providing Friendly Instant Sympathetic Help. We help stabilize lives by preventing an eviction, keeping utilities from being turned off, and helping to finance immediate medical and other critical needs.

Description

Founded in 1969, Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc. is a nonsectarian, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing Friendly Instant Sympathetic Help to Herndon and Reston residents in short-term financial crises. A small staff and many talented, enthusiastic volunteers perform our work. As a member of the Connections for Hope Partnership, HRFISH works closely with social workers from Fairfax County, local hospitals, and other nonprofit organizations.
1. In addition to the Emergency Assistance program, HRFISH operates The Bargain Loft - a thrift store providing affordable shopping to the community. The store opened in 1981. Net store proceeds are used to support HRFISH assistance programs. Immediately after Thanksgiving, the Bargain Loft is transformed into a Holiday Shop with festive decor and unique gifts.
2. During the year-end holiday season, FISH provides non-perishable food and gifts to hundreds of local people in need.
3. From May through November, HRFISH supports healthy nutrition by matching SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits at the Herndon Farmers Market. Matching funds enable qualifying clients to purchase twice as much fresh produce.
4. Each year, HRFISH hosts a major fundraising called FISH Fling. This event raises funds for our emergency assistance program.

Have achieved GuideStar's highest level - Platinum - in 2021

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

336 Victory DriveHerndon, VA 20170

(38.9591,-77.37827)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Retail / Sales
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 hours minimum during a Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri or Sat morning or afternoon shift.

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