Frequently Asked Questions
There is free parking in the lot off of Island Street. Enter at 60 Island street and follow signs to our wing in the back.
We are open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30-3:30. Shifts depend on which area you volunteer to work.
We ask that you track your volunteer hours by using the link on our website. There are iPads available to log in when you arrive.
Stylists and Store assistants commit to a specific day of week and come every week. Inventory coordinators and Administrative assistants come as their schedule allows. Many volunteers choose to be “on call” for special events such as Client Sales, the annual Gala, and special store sales.
We use signup.com to schedule volunteers. You will receive a reminder about which days you signed up for.
- Inventory coordinator-collect, sort, and display donated clothes, shoes, accessories
- Sales assistant- display clothes, shoes, handbags in Uncommon Closet. Assists shoppers and check out customers
- Boutique Stylists-work in pairs to provide styling sessions to clients
- Administrative assistant- data entry, phone calls to remind clients about appointments, general office help
Uncommon Threads is a 501c3. Family Services of Merrimack Valley (FSMV) is our fiscal sponsor.