Positions:          Donation Volunteer, Merchandising Volunteer, Media Volunteer, Sales Floor Volunteer

Location:         St. Margaret’s Thrift Store, 4228 Factoria Blvd. SE., Bellevue, WA  98006

 

  • Donation Volunteer

Do you enjoy sorting and organizing? Do you like interacting with members of the community? If this sounds like you, consider joining our friendly team of volunteers to assist in accepting donations. Volunteers in this role are vital in keeping used goods out of the landfill and recycling them for further use.

Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Cheerfully assist donors as you receive their donations
    • Evaluate and sort donations to determine if items are sellable through our store
    • Maintain a clean and well-organized sales floor

This is a physical task, requiring standing and lifting items for 3 hours.  This position is to be completed with another volunteer.

 

  • Merchandising Volunteer

Consider joining our friendly team of volunteers to prepare items for sale. Volunteers in this role are vital in maintaining good quality control standards and ensuring the items we sell are in good, useable condition and properly prepared for placing on the sales floor.

Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Prepare donated items for sale, including sorting, cleaning, testing, hanging, and pricing items
    • Maintain a clean and well-organized space, focusing on processing items in a first in, first out format

This task that requires standing, minor walking and staging items for up to 3 hours. This position can either be completed alone or with another volunteer.

 

  • Media Volunteer

Are you tech-savvy?  Do you enjoy photography?  Do you like creating attractive displays?  If this sounds like you, please consider joining our friendly team of volunteers to help create and maintain a quality web presence.  This role is vital in helping us create a consistent and professional image.

Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and stage items to be photographed
    • Use a tablet camera to photograph items and upload pictures to our website
    • Create copy for promotions and sales as directed by the store manager
    • Enter copy into the website platform

This task that requires standing, minor walking and staging items for up to 3 hours. This position can either be completed alone or with one other volunteer. Understanding of website design and operations is a plus.

 

  • Sales Floor Volunteer

Consider joining our friendly team of volunteers to assist in the selling of items to customers. Volunteers in this role are vital in generating a warm and friendly customer experience. This position helps in properly placing and displaying items on the sales floor.

Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Creatively display items on the sales floor
    • Interact with customers to answer questions and assist as necessary
    • Assist cashier as needed
    • Maintain a clean and well-organized sales floor

This task that requires standing, minor walking and staging items for up to 3 hours. This position is to be completed other volunteers.

 

Contact:          Merri Day (425) 591-3592

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples. We honor with gratitude the land itself and the Coast Salish Peoples of our region, past, present and future.