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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
Age: 14+

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

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. Position requires standing, freedom of movement and some moderate lifting (up to 30 lbs).
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
3 to 4 hour shifts weekly

   Contact Information
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Emma Norris
519-662-2867 Ext. 257
41 Heritage Dr New Hamburg, N3A 2J3
Township of Wilmot

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