Furniture and Donation Mover/Organizer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Thrive Thrift Shop
Address: 555 Spence Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2R9
Website: http://www.thrivecommunitysupportcircle.com/
Organizational Description: Established as a community project and social service of Thrive aims to empower families and individuals by providing volunteer opportunities where individuals can learn employment, social and life skills and gain work experience! We work with newcomers, individuals overcoming mental health crisis as well as volunteers from various programs including disability programs,work experience programs, the Fine Options program, and volunteers doing court-mandated community service.

Volunteers gain employment references, fulfill mandated court orders, obtain volunteer reward benefits from EIA, interact with the community and so much more. Our awesome volunteers help to support community needs and by doing this we can offer a valuable service by providing affordable clothing, toys, linens & household items. All of the proceeds benefit the programs at the Resource Centre.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Pick up donations (household and furniture items) from residences and local businesses with other volunteers and/or Thrive staff (licence an asset but not required).
- Provide kind and courteous manners while dealing with donors.
- Aid in loading and unloading the agency van from donors homes to the store and vice versa.
Skills Required: - Ability to lift at least 40 lbs.
- Excited to work with a diverse group of people while helping the West End community!
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Child minding
Evaluation
Training/Orientation
10% discount on store goods
How to Apply: Email: thrivethriftshop@thrivewpg.com
Phone: 204-783-9281
In Person
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2019
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