Volunteer (Thrift Stores)

VOLUNTEER INTEREST AT THE THRIFT STORES

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the thrift stores. This page identifies specific needs and the requirements needed to volunteer.

For more information or to request a store volunteer application, please email LuAnn.

Store Volunteers (both Pipersville and Fountainville stores)

Shifts are generally four hours and scheduled when convenient to the volunteer.

Pressing Needs for Fountainville:

  • Monday- Thursday 2-6pm shift, Friday and Saturday all day! 

The thrift stores are open Monday- Friday 10am-6pm. Saturday 10am-5pm.

Store volunteers may be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Organizing clothing racks and displays
  • Re-stocking shoes, jewelry and accessories
  • Store cleaning
  • Pricing thrift shoes, jewelry, and accessories
  • Tagging items
  • Maintaining sales floor presentations
  • Maintaining a courteous and professional attitude with customers
  • Helping customers with purchases (example: offering to bring items downstairs, moving furniture, etc.)
  • Operating a cash register, bagging/wrapping customers’ purchases
  • Helping change seasonal displays
  • Providing information and answering questions about Worthwhile Wear

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference
    • Completion of Basic Training by the end of the first three months
    • Complete in-person training with the store manager

    Clothing Stockers at Pipersville Thrift

    Volunteers restock clothing racks

    Hours: 9-11am OR 4-6pm

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference
    • Completion of Basic Training by the end of the first three months
    • Complete in-person training with the store manager

    Houseware Stockers at Pipersville Thrift

    Volunteers restock shelves

    Hours: 9-11am OR 4-6pm

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference
    • Completion of Basic Training by the end of the first three months
    • Complete in-person training with the store manager

    Last Day of the Month Help at Pipersville Thrift

    Volunteers remove marked items and refresh stock for the new month.

    Hours: 9am-6pm the last day of the month (or the day before if the last day is a Sunday)

    This is a great job two-person job!

    The day can also be broken into shifts if one team can’t do all 9 hours.

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference
    • Completion of Basic Training by the end of the first three months
    • Complete in-person training with the store manager

    Warehouse Donations at Pipersville Thrift

    Volunteers help sort and organize donations: clothing, books, electronics, kitchen ware, etc.

    Maintain a courteous and professional attitude with donors.

    Shifts: determined by volunteer and warehouse manager.

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference
    • Completion of Basic Training by the end of the first three months
    • Complete in-person training with the store manager

    Donations Help at Fountainville Thrift

    Shifts available from 10-6 Monday - Friday, Saturday from 10-5.

    Volunteers help manage donations:

    • Sort and price
    • Interact and help those donating items

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference

    Outside Maintenance Help at Fountainville Thrift

    Once or twice a month, shift determined by volunteer

    Volunteers rake stones in driveway, pick up sticks and trash, weed flower beds, plant flower beds, sweep porch area, etc.

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference

    4th THURSDAY HELP at Fountainville Thrift

    Volunteers provide extra floor coverage during the store's Big Sale. 

    Shifts: minimum 2 hour shifts, 8 hour total coverage needed

    Requirements:

    • At least 16 years old or, if under 16, accompanied by an adult
    • Completed store application
    • Copies of background checks: Child Abuse & PA Criminal Background
    • One reference

    PERKS!

    Thrift store volunteers receive a 20% discount off of anything in the store and a $20 gift card for every 40 hours volunteered.