To keep our overheads as low as possible, we rely on the current 100+ volunteers to make the magic happen. Volunteer activities are coordinated legally in partnership with Gulf for Good.

Our volunteers are our champions. We always need more support and expertise. Join our initiative today.

 

VOLUNTEER STORE ASSISTANT POSITIONS AVAILABLE! (unpaid role)

Thrift for Good are opening a retail space and we are currently looking for volunteer store assistants. At Thrift for Good, we are passionate about thrifting, the environment, raising money for children’s charities around the world, a fantastic shopping experience and excellent customer service. If you have a passion for charity and fashion, this is the role for you! You will need to work well as part of a team and be willing to assist customers in a helpful and polite way. The role will begin as early as Sunday, October 26th 2020 in Golden Mile Galleria 2, Palm Jumeirah.

Candidate Must:

  • Be a people person
  • Be interested in fashion and willing to learn
  • Be interested in the environment and willing to learn/educate
  • Good English skills
  • Good work ethic
  • A good back – able to work on your feet for a good portion of every day and do some moderate lifting
  • Patience for ironing/steaming
  • Retail experience a plus


Job Benefits and Additional Information:

  • Volunteer staff will receive a 25% discount on shop merchandise
  • The joy of reducing waste and raising funds for children around the world
  • A great dynamic team
  • Shifts: will run from 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm and 6pm-10pm 7 days a week. We are looking for volunteers to cover all of these shifts in regular slots on a weekly basis.


To apply, please email sarah@thriftforgood.org:
1. Your CV or a description of your skills/experience
2. A couple of sentences on why you want to volunteer with us, and
3. Your availability starting Oct 26th including information on what time slots you can take on and how many shifts you want to volunteer each week.

Once received, we will do a brief phone interview with you and send around the schedule.

 

CURRENT VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED (all unpaid roles)

  • Graphic design & animation skills for product image editing and infographics
  • Marketing/Comms support
  • Blog content
  • SEO support
  • Sales support, researching and contacting potential buyers
  • Photographing and cataloguing products
  • Collections/deliveries (especially if you know how to drive manual)
  • Sorting (possible to do as a group or individual) - ON HOLD
  • Volunteering to sell items at markets (possible to do as a group or individual) - ON HOLD
  • Store Assistant roles: see information above to apply

 

VOLUNTEER TODAY:

1. The best way to learn about volunteer opportunities is to join our whatsapp group here

2. If a first time volunteer, please write in to us at jen@thriftforgood.org

We welcome groups to book in private selling/sorting days once it is safe to gather again. Contact jen@thriftforgood.org / +971 52 531 0905 for more information.