Volunteer with us!

Whether working in The Arc programs, admin office or at our thrift stores, volunteers make an important contribution to our mission.

 

Program Volunteers may assist in classes and activities, helping participants feel welcome and safe.

Admin Volunteers help with tasks such as scanning and preparing mailers.

Store Volunteers sort, clean, and set out items for sale in one of uor thrift stores.

Typical store volunteer tasks include:

Cleaning

  • Cleaning bulky items in the Utility room
  • Loading/ unloading dishwasher
  • Hand washing items in the kitchen
  • Sweeping & mopping
  • Dusting
  • Clean windows & window sills

Books

  • Boxing up pass-on books
  • Tagging books
  • Putting out books

Housewares

  • Tagging houseware items
  • Putting out houseware items

Organizing

  • Sort and Organize items
  • Move merchandise around sales floor
  • Remove old merchandise that hasn’t sold

Electronics

  • Test electronics
  • Clean electronics

Linens

  • Measure and tag linens
  • Hand linen items

Rugs

  • Vacuum rugs
  • Measure and tag rugs
  • Roll-up rugs

Pens etc.

  • Test writing utensils
  • Group and organize writing utensils

Fabric

  • Measure and tag fabric
  • Hang or roll fabric

Yarn

  • Sort yarn
  • Bag yarn
  • Price and tag yarn

Boxes

  • Breakdown boxes
  • Recycle broken down boxes

Clothes

  • Size and tag clothes
  • Hang clothes
  • Tidy up clothes racks

Begin your journey as a volunteer at The Arc

Complete the application below and we will do our best to match your skills and interests with our needs. *Hint: Do you know someone who would like to join you? You will meet some wonderful new people, but maybe you would like to bring along a friend! Be sure all interested parties complete an application form.
We hope to see you soon!

Please allow 2-3 days for your application to be reviewed. Our volunteer coordinator will contact you to discuss your application.

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