Hidden Gems Resale Volunteer Application

Please fill out this form to be considered for a volunteer position. Note that individuals under the age of 18 must be prepared to provide parental consent. This application and all subsequent personal identifying information will be secured in a locked cabinet at the Hidden Gems Resale Store.

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  • Thank You!

    Thank you for thinking of Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) as a place to share your time and talents. We are excited about the possibility of adding you to our team of volunteers for our Hidden Gems Resale store. Proceeds from the store will help us continue to bring our mission, “Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest”, to reality for residents, patients and clients with limited resources.

    Applicants for volunteer roles will be asked to:

    • - participate in an interview;
    • - complete an application including information for a background check;
    • - participate in a group orientation;
    • - wear a name badge while serving; and
    • - maintain a record of volunteer hours.

    Volunteer opportunities with Hidden Gems Resale store include:

    Resale Store Volunteers: Be part of the team that prepares the store for customers on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday. Volunteer shifts will be either 9 a.m. -­ 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 - 4 p.m. with up to four volunteers needed for each shift. Duties will include pricing and displaying items; assisting customers; operating the register; and responding to phone inquiries. Previous experience in a retail setting or customer service is helpful for this volunteer role. Minimum age requirement is 18 years.

    Donation Volunteers: Volunteers will be needed on occasion to gather at our donation storage location to receive and sort donations. Individuals and small groups of up to 6 people will work together to accomplish the work. This opportunity can be scheduled through the Store Manager as a one-­‐time opportunity or a regularly-­‐scheduled opportunity. Minimum age requirement is 16 years or a sophomore in high school.

    Please note: Due to nature of our work and the population we serve, we cannot offer volunteer opportunities for individuals who are looking to fulfill court mandated service.

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