Halloween Volunteer Opportunities

Help in the Halloween BOO-tique at Arc’s Value Village! Volunteers are needed to restock and organize Halloween costumes and accessories throughout October. Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcgreatertwincities.org to sign up for a shift in the BOO-tique!

If you love Halloween and putting together unique costumes, be a part of the BOO crew! Join us on Saturday, October 28 and help assist shoppers with finding and putting together the ultimate Halloween costume!

Help with Merry Thriftmas Set-Up!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Volunteers needed to help set-up and stock our Merry Thriftmas shops Tuesday, October 31 through Friday, November 3. Great opportunity for individuals and small groups at all 5 locations! Available shifts depend on your preferred location. Volunteers will also be needed to help restock in Merry Thriftmas starting November 5 through mid-December. All volunteers will receive a special 40% off coupon for helping in Merry Thriftmas! Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcgreatertwincities.org to find out about shift times and sign up to help with Merry Thriftmas set-up or restocking.


  • October 18-22 – MEA Weekend Volunteering – The perfect time for students to volunteer, whether for fun or to fulfill a school requirement
  • Saturday, October 28 – Make A Difference Day! Join us on this nationwide day of service and help improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families!


    Village Rewards Volunteer Events:

  • Monday, October 23
  • Thursday, November 2
    Volunteer with Arc’s Value Village this fall and earn Village Rewards points! Join us on Monday, October 23 or Thursday, November 2 and earn 1,000 points for volunteering or 2,000 if you bring a friend. Volunteer on November 2 and you’ll help set-up our Merry Thriftmas shops! To sign up, click the “Click Here To Sign Up” button below and find the “VILLAGE REWARDS VOLUNTEER EVENTS” listed on the calendar for October 23 and November 2 by store. Questions? Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcgreatertwincities.org.

      It’s easy and fun to volunteer at Arc’s Value Village! More than 12,000 people volunteer with us every year. We have the following shifts available for individuals or groups:

      • Monday-Friday: 9am-12pm, 1-4pm, 4-6pm, 6-8pm
      • Saturday-Sunday: *10am-12pm, 1-4pm, 4-6pm

      *New shift start time as of 2/4/17

      LARGE GROUPS: If you have a group of 40+, please contact the Arc’s Value Village Volunteer department at (952) 920-0855. Groups of 40+ can usually be accommodated but must be booked through a volunteer manager.

      Help us sort, organize and get items ready for sale. You’ll be unpacking donations; hanging and tagging clothes; putting price stickers on books, dishes and other hard goods; testing small appliances to make sure they work, and more.

      Click Here To Sign Up on the Volunteer Calendar

      Volunteering with us is fun!

      We welcome:

      • Individuals
      • Church, community or service groups
      • Businesses and corporate groups
      • Youth who need to fulfill school or church volunteer requirements

      Bring your friends – or make new friends!

      Fun and Flexible

      We’re open 7 days a week and we need your help.  Many shifts and opportunities are available.  You’ll have our sincere thanks – and the thanks of thousands of people with developmental disabilities and their families who depend on the programs you’ll help support.

      Giving back to your community has never been so easy and enjoyable! We have volunteers who give us 100 hours a year, and others who give us 5. We’re thankful for every single one of them.

      Our valued volunteers truly are the hands and hearts of Arc’s Value Village. So come “boogie in the backroom” or “samba on the sales floor” with us!

      Signing up to volunteer is now easier than ever. Click the link above to visit our Volunteer Calendar, see opportunities and sign up for a shift. Call the volunteer manager with questions: (952) 920-0855.

      Congratulations to Markell Hapka, Arc’s Value Village Volunteer of the Year!  Thank you, Markell, for being the wonderful “book lady” at our Brooklyn Center store!


      If you have any questions about getting started, please contact us.elp