Fall Volunteer Opportunities

Spooktacular Fun in the Halloween BOO-tique!
Volunteer shifts available now through October 28 to help with restocking and organizing in the Halloween BOO-tique at all of our stores. Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcminnesota.org or sign up for a shift in the BOO-tique!

Get 40% off coupon when you help with Merry Thriftmas Set-up Oct 30-Nov 2!
Volunteers are needed to help set-up & stock our Merry Thriftmas shops Tuesday, October 30 thru Friday, November 2. Grab your elf ears if you have them and join us to help unpack, sort, sticker and stock holiday items such as candles and lighting, cards and wrap, ornaments and décor and more!

This is a fun holiday opportunity for individuals and small groups at Arc’s Value Village stores in Bloomington, New Hope, Richfield & St. Paul! Morning, afternoon & evenings shifts available.

*Volunteers will earn a special 40% off coupon for every day worked in Merry Thriftmas (one coupon per day)! Village Rewards members can also earn points by volunteering on Thursday, November 1 & Friday, November 2 in Merry Thriftmas (1,000 points for completing a shift, 2,000 if you bring a friend).

Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcminnesota.org to sign up for Merry Thriftmas set-up shift!

Village Rewards Volunteer Events:

Volunteer with us to earn Village Rewards points! Get 1,000 points for completing a shift on select dates–get 2,000 if you bring a friend! Shifts of 9am-12pm, 1-4pm or 6-8:30pm. Upcoming event dates:

    • Saturday, October 27 (shifts: 10am-12pm, 1-4pm)
    • Thursday, November 1 (shifts: 9am-12pm, 1-4pm, 6-8:30pm) – Help with Merry Thriftmas set-up!
    • Friday, November 2 (shifts: 9am-12pm, 1-4pm, 6-8:30pm) – Help with Merry Thriftmas set-up!

Click the blue “Click Here To Sign Up” box below, find the Village Rewards events listed on the calendar and sign up.

Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcminnesota.org if you have questions or need help getting signed up.

Our Brooklyn Center store is now closed!

We’ve closed the doors at our Brooklyn Center location but our other 4 locations in Bloomington, New Hope, Richfield and St. Paul are still open and busy and in need of volunteer support! Sign up for a shift at any of the 4 locations now by clicking the blue “Click Here To Sign Up” box below!

It’s easy and fun to volunteer at Arc’s Value Village! More than 15,000 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