Skills/ Knowledge/ Attitude Requirements: 

  • Ability to work as part of a team required
  • Healthy balance of patience and energy required
  • Ability to lift and move items an asset
  • Knowledge and/or interest in the second hand market an asset
  • Knowledge of current retail trends, prices and brand names an asset

Tasks and Responsibilities may include:

  • Sort donations as assigned and place in designated areas
  • In consultation with managers, make decisions on what items are saleable, for recycling or garbage
  • Using established pricing guidelines, price items for floor display
  • Keep workroom area tidy
  • In conjunction with manager, decide which items might be used for silent auction

Time Commitment:

  • Expected number of hours: 3 or 4 hour shifts weekly or monthly
  • Length of commitment required: 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 under age of 80

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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