Donations Receiver

Organization Details
Organization Name: Portage MCC Thrift Shop
Address: 149 Saskatchewan Avenue East
131 Saskatchewan Avenue East
Portage la Prairie MB  R1N 0L7
Organizational Description: We are a non-profit Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) thrift shop. Operating out of two buildings, we divide donations between clothing, household, and other smaller items to the Thrift Shop, and furniture, sporting goods and other larger items to Furniture Plus.
In the Furniture Plus building, we also operate "The Common Thread" which is Portage's only dedicated quilt and notion shop.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Greet donors, screen (defer to Donations Manager as necessary), and receive donations, while providing courteous service.

Assist donors with unloading heavy/awkward items as requested/able.

Assist with recycling or disposal of unsellable donations.

Direct or safely transport donations to second building.
Skills Required: Lifting 30+ lbs, prioritizing, organizational skills, work under time pressure at times
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Logistics
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Friday and Saturday 2-3 hours between 10am and 2pm
Location of volunteer opportunity: Central
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
How to Apply: Phone: 204-239-4836
In Person
Closing Date: May 31, 2021