Volunteer Opportunitys

General Volunteer Information

Typical Time Commitment: 4 Hours per day (unless otherwise specified)

Benefits to volunteers: Meet new people (whether it is staff or other volunteers), volunteering at the best thrift store (voted in 2013) gives a great feeling giving back to the community/shoppers who voted us.

Volunteer Options

  • Greeter: Stand at the door and greet customers as they enter and exit the store and hand out promotional sales information.
    • M-Sa: 10-2, 3-7
    • Sun: 11-2, 3-6
  • Fitting Room attendant: Monitor fitting rooms, putting away fitting room clothing.
    • M-Sa: 10-2, 3-7
    • Sun: 11-2, 3-6
  • Janitoral: Maintaining sales floor and building facilities.
    • M: 4-7
    • Tu-Sa: 5-7
    • Sun: 4-6
  • Clothing Hanger: Hanging/sizing clothing in the back, getting them ready for the sales floor.
    • M-F: 10-2, 3-7
  • Books Handler:Pricing and placement of book on the sales floor.
    • M-F: 10-2, 3-7
  • Softlines Straightener:Straightens and organizes clothes.
    • M-Sa: 10-2, 3-7
    • Sun: 11-2, 3-6
  • Hardlines Straightener:Straightens and organizes sales floor.
    • M-Sa: 10-2, 3-7
    • Sun: 11-2, 3-6
  • Softlines Puller:Pulls all old color clothing off store floor.
    • Sun: 11-3
  • Hardlines Puller Pulls all old color hardlines off store floor.
    • Sun: 11-3

*All hours are flexible based on store needs*

Samaritan Way Thrift Store • 19463 Evans Street • Elk River, MN 55330 • 763-241-0242