Do I have to be a consignor to volunteer?
No. Anyone can sign up to volunteer.
Do I have to pay a registration fee to volunteer?
No. You do not have to pay the registration fee to volunteer. This fee only applies to those Volunteers who are also Consignors.
What is a SUPER volunteer?
A SUPER volunteer is someone who agrees to work two shifts. One of the shifts must be a shift that is designated as a SUPER shift, AND the other shift can be any available shift. SUPER shifts are highlighted in red. SUPER volunteers get to shop a SUPER volunteer preview sale before regular volunteers and consignors. Working two regular shifts does not qualify as a super volunteer.
How many preview sale tickets will I receive if I am a SUPER volunteer?
You will receive one ticket to the SUPER volunteer preview sale. You may choose to work additional shifts to receive tickets to the regular volunteer preview sale or you may choose to trade in your SUPER ticket for two tickets to the regular volunteer preview sale.
How long must I work to be able to shop the volunteer preview sale?
You must work at least one shift. Some shifts are four hours and some shifts are five hours.
Can I work more than one shift?
Certainly! You can work as many as you would like.
Is childcare provided for volunteers?
Childcare is not provided at this time.
Are there positions available if I am disabled, have certain medical conditions or pregnant?
Yes. Please let us know when you register to volunteer what your situation is, and we will work with you to get you into a position that is workable for you.
Can I bring my children when I come to work my shift?
No. Children under the age of 18 years are not allowed to accompany you while you are working. We will work with youth under the age of 18, who are needing community or service hours for school, organizations, and etc. Please contact a Sweet Repeats Director at email@example.com for details and guidelines. Arrangements for youth volunteers need to be made prior to the sale.
How old must I be to volunteer?
You must be at least 18 years old to volunteer. We will work with youth under the age of 18, who are needing community or service hours for school, organizations, and etc. Please contact a Sweet Repeats Director at firstname.lastname@example.org for details and guidelines. Arrangements for youth volunteers need to be made prior to the sale.
Can I bring someone with me to shop the volunteer preview sale?
Only one person is allowed in per ticket to the preview sale. If you wish to bring someone with you, you must work an additional shift to earn another volunteer preview sale ticket.
When do I get my ticket to the volunteer preview sale?
If you are consigning and volunteering, you will receive your ticket when you sign your consignor contract. If you are only volunteering, your name will be on a list at the door when you come to shop.
Are children allowed at the volunteer preview sale?
Only children 10 and older are permitted at the preview sale. Children of all ages are welcome on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during the public sales. Please monitor your children while shopping and do not let them play with toys and etc. Also, please make sure they stay with you at all times. Children younger than 10 years of age, including newborns and infants, are not allowed during the presales.
How many SUPER volunteers do you accept?
There are a limited number of SUPER volunteers. Spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis.
What happens if I register to volunteer, but do not show up for my appointed time?
You must either show up to volunteer, send someone in your place to volunteer, or cancel your volunteer registration by the appointed time. See our Important Dates page for cancellation dates. If you do neither of these, you will not be eligible to volunteer in the next sale and will forfeit your preview sale ticket.