Will you find yourself with free time this summer or are you looking for fun activities to do this summer?  Arc’s Value Village locations need volunteers every day throughout the summer to help unpack & tag donations and stock our stores!  Individuals and groups welcome.EARN MORE POINTS IN AUGUST!

Arc’s Value Village is offering a month-long points promotion again in August! Village Rewards members can earn 250 points for ANY 2-3 hour volunteer shift worked at any store August 1 – 31! Not yet a Rewards member? Join now–it’s free! Just see a sales associate at the registers to join.Direct sign-up available online–click the blue VOLUNTEER button to get to the calendar. Questions? Contact Molly at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcgreatertwincities.org.


Join The Arc Greater Twin Cities and Greater Twin Cities United Way for a ghoulish good time at the 13th annual A Celebration of Sorts on Thursday, September 15 from 9:00am-9:00pm at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds! This year we’ll be back in the Dairy Building, appropriately located across from the haunted house! Volunteers will unpack, sort and tag over 100,000 donated Halloween costumes, clothing and accessories in preparation for the opening of Arc’s Value Village Halloween Boo-tique™. A Celebration of Sorts is a fun and energized volunteer event complete with music, prizes and great photo opps! This is a great opportunity for both small and large groups.Available volunteer shifts: 9am-12pm, 1-4pm & 6:30-9pm (new start time for the evening shift). Visit our Online Volunteer Calendar to sign up yourself or your group! Go to arcsvaluevillage.org/volunteer/. Click the blue “Volunteer” button to get to the volunteer calendar. In the calendar view, you will find “A CELEBRATION OF SORTS!” listed on Thursday, September 15 in bright purple. Just click on your preferred shift to sign up! Volunteers must be at least high school age.

It’s easy and fun to volunteer at Arc’s Value Village! More than 4,000 people volunteer with us every year. We have the following shifts available for individuals or groups:

  • 9 am to noon
  • 1 pm to 4 pm
  • 4 pm to 6 pm
  • 6 pm to 8 pm

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.

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.


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Congratulations to Donna LaBossiere, Arc’s Value Village Volunteer of the Year!  Thank you, Donna, for all you do!


If you have any questions about getting started, please contact us.Volunteering Questions LinkArrow