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New Hamburg Thrift Centre

Mennonite Central Committee Ontario (MCC)

   About the Position

Impact Statement
By volunteering in a thrift shop you assist in the process of "Reducing, Reusing, Recycling" AND help to raise valuable resources for peace and justice programs in Canada and around the world. You may only be one person, but be one person who makes a difference by volunteering with us!

MCC’s Thrift shops take gently used clothing, housewares, and furniture and turn it into cash to support Mennonite Central Committee programs.

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God's love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice.

New Hamburg Thrift Centre has volunteer opportunities in the following position:

Receiving: friendly folks to accept donations from donors with a smile, offer a sincere thank you, and perform the initial sort.
- Receive donations from donors, thanking each person with sincerity
- Awareness of donation guidelines on what items are acceptable to receive
- Responsibility for the initial sort of donations

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 14+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: In-house training and job shadowing provided, at no cost to volunteer
Working Conditions: Volunteers are working in a fast-paced team setting, interacting with diverse customers and other volunteers. Positions may require standing, freedom of movement and some moderate lifting.
Accessibility: Accessible work space

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
3 to 4 hour shifts
Monday: AM
Friday: AM & PM
Saturday: AM & PM

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Maintenance, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Customer Service, Verbal Communication, Time Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Creative Thinking, Respect
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
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Mark Patfield
519-662-2867 Ext. 257
41 Heritage Dr New Hamburg, N3A2J3
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo

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