Skills/ Knowledge/ Attitude Requirements:

  • Friendly and engaging personal style, strong interpersonal skills with people of all ages and backgrounds required
  • Healthy balance of patience and energy required
  • Ability to lift and move items an asset

Tasks and Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist customers on the sales floor and at the display counters
  • Be familiar with the shop prices and product
  • Empty out the change rooms
  • Straighten merchandise on racks and shelving, dusting when/where needed
  • Stock shelves and racks in shop with priced items
  • Back up for cashier to help with bagging purchases
  • Be familiar with and support shop policy including provincial customer service guidelines
  • Explain the shop operations and how MCC uses the money raised
  • Providing friendly service and a positive experience in the shop for all customers, donors and other volunteers

Time Commitment:

  • 3 or 4 hour shifts weekly or monthly
  • 6 months minimum preferred 
  • Available for high school community service hours

Training and Development offered:

  • Position specific orientation will be provided
  • Job shadowing and training meetings offered as available
  • Other training and skills development
  • Policy and procedure manual available at all times


  • Volunteer liability coverage for all volunteers

All MCC volunteers are expected to respect the MCC mission statement: 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. MCC envisions communities worldwide in right relationship with God, one another and creation.

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