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Support International Artisans & Farmers
ORGANIZATION: Ten Thousand Villages State College
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7 people are interested
Ten Thousand Villages is more than a store. We're a global maker-to-market movement that breaks the cycle of generational poverty and ignites social change. As a pioneer of fair trade, we do business differently, putting people and planet first.
Volunteers are needed to help in the retail store, with duties including:
- Learning product details and artisan stories
- Greeting customers
- Sharing information about the store and its mission
- Assisting customers and offering suggestions
- Unpacking orders and pricing products
- Stocking shelves and straightening merchandise
- Arranging and moving displays
- Light housekeeping, including dusting and sweeping
12:00 PM to 06:00 PM
We ask that our volunteers commit to spending 8 hours per month with us. Volunteer shifts can be either 2 or 4 hours in length. Volunteers will spend
- NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Ten Thousand Villages State College
1341 South Atherton Street, Suite 3, State College, PA 16801, US
To create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products to our markets through long-term, fair-trading relationships.
Ten Thousand Villages State College is a non-profit organization that provides a marketplace for artisans in developing countries so that they may earn fair wages and work in safe environments.
Ten Thousand Villages is more than a store. We're a global maker‑to‑market movement. We're a way for you to shop with intention for ethically-sourced wares - and to share in the joy of connecting with makers around the world.
As a pioneer of fair trade, we do business differently, putting people and planet first. That means you can trust that every handmade purchase you make from us directly impacts the life and community of its maker in a developing country.
Stop by our new store at 1341 S Atherton and discover ethically sourced gifts, home décor, jewelry, personal accessories, art, and other treasures. We have a great selection of products and convenient, free parking.
1341 S. Atherton StreetSuite 3STATE COLLEGE, PA 16801
July 17, 2023
- Customer Service
- Retail / Sales
- Sales Process
- People 55+
- Must be at least 15
- Orientation or Training
- 4-8 hours per month