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Fashion Volunteer

Thrift On Kent

Mennonite Central Committee Ontario (MCC)

   About the Position

Impact Statement
COVID-19 Volunteers continue to make an impact in the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our community and world through MCC. MCC Circle of Friends and Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) programs are working at creative ways to continue to socially connect and support isolated and vulnerable populations while physically distancing. Also, our Material Resource Volunteers continue to pack valuable hygiene kits to meet local and international needs for vulnerable people.
As one of our donors stated "The world needs MCC now more then ever."

Fashion volunteers are needed to process incoming donations for clothes, purses, shoes and accessories.

-sort incoming clothes that is donated
-select and determine clothing to keep and sell based on quality of item
-Hang clothes
-Price clothes with predetermined pricing system
-Stock floor with clothes when
-Explain shop operations and how MCC uses the money raised
-Additional tasks as needed

Ability to work as part of a team with a healthy balance of patience and energy required.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 14+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: In-house training and job shadowing provided, at no cost to volunteer
Working Conditions: Volunteers are working in team setting, interacting with diverse customers and other volunteers. Positions may require standing, freedom of movement and some moderate lifting.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Food/Hospitality, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Creative Thinking, Stewardship, Sensitivity, Flexibility
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Jodi VanNoord
519-886-6226 Ext. 279
50 Kent Avenue Kitchener, N2G 3R1

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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