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Women’s Place – Clothing Exchange Volunteer

At Sources Women’s Place we are committed to providing a safe, inclusive space for women and their children. A space where our clients are free to access the help and resources that are available. Women’s Place provides a hot lunch program, a free clothing/laundry/shower program, as well as group and individual counselling. The Centre also assists clients needing access to legal aid, the food bank, medical care, emergency aid kits, as well as multiple other resources that are available within the community.

As a Clothing Exchange Volunteer, you will be working in our clothing exchange, sorting donations, organizing and hanging clothing, and assisting clients.

This position requires:

  • The ability to lift heavy bags of clothing and to perform other physically demanding tasks.
  • The ability to work in a small space.
  • The ability to coordinate shower and laundry appointments with clients.
You must be aged 18 or older. This position is available to female candidates only.

This position requires:

  • The ability to multitask.
  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to lift heavy bags of clothing and to perform other physically demanding tasks.
  • The ability to set boundaries and to maintain confidentiality.

To be successful in this position:

  • Individuals must possess a genuine interest in positive interaction with clients.
  • Individuals must have the ability to provide positive non-judgmental support.

Time Commitment:

Positions at Women’s Place require a minimum 6 months commitment, with one shift per week.
The current shift available as a Clothing Exchange Volunteer is Tuesdays from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Benefits of this position:

This position offers the opportunity to positively affect the lives of women in the community by assisting with program delivery, and providing support. This can be a very rewarding position where genuine support can be given and positive interactions can have big impacts.

“The greatest experience for me during my volunteer work with Sources has been the joy on clients’ faces when they find an outfit that elevates their self worth.” ~ Sources Volunteer


Want to apply?

Please download and complete the below Forms and return In Person to Sources Volunteer Services office at 882 Maple St., White Rock, OR Email to volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca, citing the Volunteer Position.

Forms

  1. Volunteer Intake Form
  2. Confidentiality Statement
  3. Reference Check
  4. Emergency Contact Information

If you are interested in more information about this opportunity or other volunteer positions with Sources, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca or 604-542-4357.