Skills/ Knowledge/ Attitude Requirements  

  • Friendly and engaging personal style, strong interpersonal skills with people of all ages and backgrounds required
  • Tact and diplomacy required
  • Ability to work as part of a team required
  • Healthy balance of patience and energy required
  • Ability to lift and move furniture and other donated items required
  • Knowledge and/or interest in the second hand market an asset

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Receive donations from donors, thanking each person with sincerity
  • Be aware of donation guidelines on what items are acceptable to receive according to health and safety standards as well as resale ability; relay this information to donors
  • Share information about the shop and the work of Mennonite Central Committee

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

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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