Donations Receiver

Volunteer Job: Donations Receiver

Reports to:
Materials Manager

Time commitment:
Scheduling is flexible, but we ask volunteers to commit to a minimum of 10 shifts

Monday-Friday 11:00-2:00 and 2:00-5:00
Thursday and Friday 5:00-8:00
Saturday 10:00-12:30, 12:30-3:00, and 3:00-5:00
Sunday: 12:00-2:30 and 2:30-5:00

Job Duties:

  • Serve as an ambassador to The Scrap Exchange
  • Greet donors pleasantly and screen their donations for materials that we do not accept
  • Educate donors as to why some materials are accepted while others are not
  • Help donors unload their car or shopping cart
  • Weigh and accurately document all incoming donations
  • Provide donors with a tax letter
  • Stack donations neatly in the incoming donations to-be-sorted-area
  • Be familiar with our information station so that you can accurately answer questions for patrons
  • Work on materials processing projects assigned by the Materials Manager and Sales Managers. Projects may include but are not limited to:
    • Color sorting and packaging paper, fabric, yarn and other materials
    • Cutting paper, fabric, and other materials to specific dimensions
    • Washing materials that are dirty or greasy


  • Ability to work in a warehouse setting
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds


  • Special access to scrap materials before anyone else
  • Those who give at least 6 hours to The Scrap Exchange get a 20% off coupon for use in the store
  • Volunteers who serve at least 40 hours get a Scrap Exchange T-Shirt.
  • Volunteers who give at least 100 hours to the Scrap Exchange receive a membership to the Scrap Exchange. Membership includes:
    • two free passes for Open Studio time in the Make-N-Take room
    • 30% discount on Super Sundays – The last Sunday of each month
    • 20% discount on retail sales (sorry, does not include Gallery or Artists’ Marketplace items)
    • 10% discount on workshops and birthday parties
    • access to special sale previews
    • monthly e-newsletter and invitations to special events
Job Category: Volunteer
Job Type: Volunteer
Job Location: Donation Center

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