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Career Wardrobe Program Services – Philadelphia, PA

Available Shifts: Two hour shifts Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm, Saturday from 11am-6pm
Location: Career Wardrobe/The Wardrobe Resale, 1822 Spring Garden Street Philadelphia, PA 19130
Description: Assist clients with selecting professional attire for interviews, training, & employment
Assist with daily operations, sales, merchandising, & inventory
Deadline: If you have attended our Volunteer Orientation, sign up for a shift in the toggle below
Maximum Volunteers: 3 per shift

Career Wardrobe Program Services – Chester, PA (Delaware County)

Available Shifts: Two hour shifts Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm
Location: Career Wardrobe, 160 East 7th Street, 1 st Floor Chester, PA 19013
Description: Assist clients with selecting professional attire for interviews, training, & employment
Assist with daily operations, merchandising, & inventory
Deadline: If you have attended our Volunteer Orientation, sign up for a shift in the toggle below
Maximum Volunteers: 3 per shift

Clothing Drive Assistant

Career Wardrobe receives over $1.5 million worth of donated clothing, accessories, & toiletries each year. Volunteers are needed to collect & sort donations at our drive on the Main Line, & also during the week at our main location at 1822 Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia.

Commitment: 3 drives (or more) per year
Recurring: Second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30pm
Location: St. George’s Episcopal Church, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue, PA 1910
Maximum Volunteers: 5

  • Attending our Volunteer Orientation is encouraged, but not required
  • Volunteer instruction is conducted at each individual drive – no prior experience needed
  • Assist with collecting clothing from donors & sorting items for use
  • Must be able to lift heavy bags, bend, lift, twist, & stand
  • Great opportunity for groups & community service requirements for high schools, college, etc.
Be a Clothing Drive Volunteer Leader!

Assist Career Wardrobe as a Clothing Drive Volunteer Leader by arriving early to help set up & break down, check in volunteers, & be the main contact for your location. You will work closely with Career Wardrobe to assist getting valuable info to your volunteers. Interested? Let us know!

Outreach & Events

Support initiatives of Career Wardrobe by becoming part of one or more of these important volunteer groups – great for evening, weekend, & remote volunteers!

Outreach Volunteer

Speak on behalf of Career Wardrobe at outreach events, including corporate clothing drives & community tabling events. Opportunity dates & times vary.

Event Volunteer: Hope’s Night Out Gala (Spring) & Empowering Tea & Fashion Show (Fall)

Volunteers are an integral part of our annual Spring & Fall fundraising events. Our Auction Committee ensures we have the best possible items & helps us get the word out! Sell tickets & host tables for friends/colleagues to introduce them to Career Wardrobe.

Sign up to be added to our volunteer distribution list to be notified when we have opportunities!

Group Volunteer Opportunities

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Looking for a fun way to give back as a group? Career Wardrobe wants your company or organization to come volunteer at The Wardrobe Resale! 

As a Career Wardrobe volunteer, you will:

  • Sort clothing donations using Career Wardrobe’s standard methods, to ensure that every piece of clothing that goes out on the floor is fashionable, appropriate, & in great condition
  • Steam, hang, tag, & put out inventory
  • Merchandise the sales floor by dressing mannequins & updating displays
  • Help The Wardrobe Resale customers shop for the perfect items, whether they are looking for a suit for an upcoming interview, or a gorgeous dress for a holiday party

Group volunteer shifts are available Monday through Friday, from 10am-2pm or noon-4pm, & Saturdays from noon-5pm. Generally, we can accommodate volunteer groups up to 7 people, depending on our schedule. Please have an idea of the time frame when you’d like to volunteer, to ensure a speedy scheduling process.

Location: The Wardrobe Resale, 1822 Spring Garden Street (corner of 19th & Spring Garden), in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia
On-street & pay lot parking is available nearby, & we are accessible by the Broad Street Line & SEPTA bus routes 32, 33, 43, and 48

For more information, contact our development team at 215-568-6693 or development@careerwardrobe.org

Corporate Clothing Drives

Interested in organizing a drive on behalf of your
 school, group, club, or company?
Email our development team at development@careerwardrobe.org!

Volunteer Shift Sign Up – Philadelphia & Delaware Counties

If you have attended our Volunteer Orientation (info in the toggle above), sign up for a shift using the calendar below!
If you need to change or cancel a shift you signed up for, please contact us at 215-568-6693 or email

Philadelphia:

 

Delaware County:

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