Monday, October 3, 2011

Immediate Volunteer Help Needed

OCTOBER 15 - Work day at Common Things.  
Times: Saturday October 15, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: The Commonplace
We need to gather about 20 people together to help us go through items in our trailer and pick up items from a large yard sale.  We will also be moving items to our warehouse.  This can be a great
Sunday School, youth group, or family project.

Common Cupboard needs a person to regularly shop at Second Harvest. 
Times: Every Thursday, 1:30 - 5:00 pm
Location:  Will meet at The Commonplace and travel to Second Harvest in Charlotte and then return.
Duties: During our 1/2 hour shopping time you will be packing boxes of cans, and other items that you will help load into the truck.  Upon return you would help unload the truck and stock shelves.
*** If you travel to Second Harvest on your own you would need to meet the truck their no later than 2:25.  You would be done packing the truck by 3:15.  If all you have is that hour to give, you do not have to travel back to help at Common Cupboard.

Common Cupboard needs two people to help unload truck and  stock shelves
Times: Every Thursday, 3:45 - 5:00 pm
Duties: Help unload the truck and stock shelves.
*** We especially need a couple that are able to lift and move heavy boxes.

Common Things needs customer service and donation processing help
Times: Mon-Tue 1 - 6 pm, Wed - Fri 9:30 - 6 pm, Sat 9 am - 3 pm.
Duties: Varied especially due to what is needed on each day.  Processing donations is a major part of the work.  Straightening the store, and some light cleaning.  Customer interactions.  Possibly some work as a cashier.  Great resume building volunteer job.

Common Things needs someone to post items on Ebay and Craig's List.
Times: Varies based on your schedule
Duties: Post items, descriptions and monitor ads and auctions.  Answer questions of inquirers.  Coordinate receiving payment and sending out of items through our local pack and ship service..

To volunteer contact 
or 704-218-9060.