Fall Volunteer Opportunities

Help with Labor Day Sale – August 30 – Sept 8!
Join us and volunteer a few hours in late-August or early-September to help with our upcoming Labor Day sale! Volunteers are needed: August 30-31 & Sept 1-2 to help prepare for the sale, tagging/stickering and stocking the sales floor; Sept 3 to help the day of the sale restocking and bagging at the registers; Sept 4-8 to help replenish & restock the sales floor following the sale. Opportunities at all 4 locations in Richfield, New Hope, St. Paul and Bloomington. Click the blue “Click Here To Sign Up” box below to sign up for a shift or shifts.

Questions? Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcminnesota.org.

A Celebration of Sorts – Halloween sorting event on Thursday, September 13!
Join The Arc Minnesota and Greater Twin Cities United Way for a ghoulish good time at the 15th annual A Celebration of Sorts on Thursday, September 13, 2018 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. Volunteers must be at least high school age.

Available volunteer shifts: 9am-12pm, 1-4pm & 6:30-9pm. Click the blue “Click Here To Sign Up” box below; in the calendar view, you will find “A CELEBRATION OF SORTS!” listed on Thursday, September 13 in bright purple. Just click on your preferred shift to sign up!

Questions? Contact Molly L or Tisha at (952) 920-0855 or volunteernow@arcminnesota.org.

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!

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:

    • Thursday, August 30
    • Friday, September 14
    • Saturday, October 27 (shifts: 10am-12pm, 1-4pm)

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.

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