Donation Center Volunteer!

Open Opportunity

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Summary: The Donation Center at A Precious Child accepts new and gently used clothing, hygiene products, baby essentials, essential home goods, and other items to benefit the families we support; on average, we receive 3,000 pounds of donations every day! Volunteers in this position help process incoming donations and prepare goods for distribution to our clients by sorting items by type, conducting quality checks, and placing goods onto hangers or into categorized bins.  

Responsibilities:   

  • Help sort through incoming donations and categorize items by type 

  • Conduct a quality check on clothing items to ensure they’re in re-wearable condition (no rips, stains, tears, broken zippers, etc.) 

  • Place clothing items onto hangers and organize them by size 

  • Assist with bundling other miscellaneous items (diapers, accessories, shoes, etc.) 

  • Communicate well with staff and other volunteers 

Requirements: 

  • Volunteers ages 5-12 are able to volunteer with an adult 

  • Volunteers ages 13 and up are able to volunteer on their own 

  • Must wear close-toed shoes for every shift 

  • Act in a respectful and appropriate manner to cultivate a family-friendly environment 

  • Have a friendly and welcoming demeanor toward clients, volunteers, donors, and staff 

  • Respect and maintain the confidentiality of A Precious Child clients, volunteers, partners, and donors 

Time Commitment: 

  • Shifts are available Monday – Friday between 9:00AM-5:00PM. We also offer one Saturday shift each month from 9AM-12PM and one evening shift form 5PM-7PM. 

  • Volunteers are allowed a flexible schedule and can self-register for their preferred shift time online through our volunteer site – www.apreciouschild.volunteerhub.com  

Training & Supervision: 

  • Complete Volunteer Waiver Form 

  • Training will be provided by the Donation Center Manager 

Volunteer Reports to: Donation Center Manager 

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