Volunteer

Volunteer Position Descriptions

Media Volunteer

Do you enjoy photography? Are you tech-savvy? Do you like creating attractive displays? If this sounds like you, please join our friendly team of volunteers to help build our inventory of items for our new online store. Volunteers in this role are vital in helping us create a consistent image to ensure a professional online presence.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Prepare and stage items to be photographed
● Use a tablet camera to photograph items and upload pictures to our online store
● Enter item descriptions into our inventory system

This is a physical task that requires standing, minor walking and staging items for up to 3 hours. This position can either be completed alone or with one other volunteer. If volunteers are paired together, both must wear masks and adhere to the 6 feet social distancing guidelines.

Training is provided and no previous experience is necessary.

Please apply by contacting the Red Door Manager, Erin Kohlhaas, at reddoorthriftanacortes@gmail.com.

Merchandising Volunteer

Do you enjoy researching rare and unique items? Do you like reviving older items to their original glory? If this sounds like you, please join our friendly team of volunteers to prepare items for sale. Volunteers in this role are vital in maintaining good quality control standards and ensuring the items we sell are in good, useable condition.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Prepare donated items for sale, including cleaning, testing, researching and pricing items
● Assist media volunteer by organizing items to be photographed for online sales
● Maintain a clean and well-organized space, focusing on processing items in a first in, first out format

This is a physical task that requires standing and minor walking for up to 3 hours. This position can either be completed alone or with one other volunteer. If volunteers are paired together, both must wear masks and adhere to the 6 feet social distancing guidelines.

Training is provided and no previous experience is necessary.

Please apply by contacting the Red Door Manager, Erin Kohlhaas, at reddoorthriftanacortes@gmail.com.

Donation Volunteer

Do you love a good treasure hunt? Do you enjoy sorting and organizing? Do you like interacting with members of the community? If this sounds like you, please join our friendly team of volunteers to assist in accepting donations. Volunteers in this role are vital in keeping used goods out of the landfill and recycling them for further use.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Open and close the donation site
● Cheerfully assist donors as you receive their donations
● Evaluate and sort donations to determine if items are sellable through our store
● Maintain a safe and clean environment

This is a physical task, requiring standing and lifting items for 3 hours. This position will be conducted with one other volunteer. All volunteers must wear face masks and gloves and adhere to the 6 feet social distancing guidelines.

Training is provided and no previous experience is necessary.

Please apply by contacting the Red Door Manager, Erin Kohlhaas, at reddoorthriftanacortes@gmail.com.