Join Our Volunteer Team

Hosted by: Ten Thousand Villages -Williamsville


Ongoing Opportunity


Contact coordinator for times


Emma Gietzen-Kane

About Join Our Volunteer Team

Come join our village of volunteers! As a nonprofit store, volunteers are crucial to our success, helping us to keep our overhead costs lower, which allows us to purchase more from artisans. Apply now to work with our staff—greeting and interacting with customers as volunteer sales associates.

Requirements: 16 years or older and a willingness to engage in conversation with customers about the work our artisan partners do; the ability to volunteer at least twice a month, with a minimum of 8 hours per month; the desire to learn and share in order to promote the mission. A commitment to at least a year's volunteer service is a plus.

Types of Volunteers:
Sales Associates - Provide customer service, share mission, share product and artisan stories and complete sales transactions using our point of sale system.

Customer Greeter - introduce customers to Ten Thousand Villages; welcome and interact with customers.

Event Associate - work with a committee to assist with special events and off-site sales to spread the mission.

Speaker at Events - present product and artisan stories at events in the community.

Marketing - assist with advertising, promotions/sales and social media.

General Store Assistance- assist with store cleaning, maintenance, unpacking, pricing new merchandise and repairs.

*Upon completing training all volunteers receive 20% off all Ten Thousand Villages merchandise! There are also a few exclusive sales for volunteers throughout the year.

Application Process

Come in and fill out an application or send us an email to expressing interest in volunteering. You can include a resume if you would like but its not required. Upon receiving your interest in volunteering and we will set up a time to meet you.

We look forward to having you join our volunteer team!

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