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Volunteer Opportunity Info

Help job seekers visiting Career Wardrobe find that perfect interview outfit!
Career Wardrobe will train you to offer excellent customer service to our shoppers!

Career Wardrobe Boutique & Program Services – Philadelphia, PA

Available Shifts: 2 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
If you have attended our Volunteer Orientation, sign up for a shift in the toggle below!

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

Available Shifts: 2 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
If you have attended our Volunteer Orientation, sign up for a shift in the toggle below!

 

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!

 

Clothing Drive Opportunity Info

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.

Sign up for the next drive using the “Sign Up For Volunteer Shift” toggle below.

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!

For Corporate Clothing Drive info, please see toggle below!

 

Corporate & Group Volunteer Opportunity Info

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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, 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, & 48

For more info, 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!

Sign Up for Volunteer Orientation

  • Orientation is designed to highlight our volunteer opportunities & answer any questions (held monthly)
  • Please RSVP below!
    If you are unable to attend, call 215-568-6693 to cancel

Sign Up for Volunteer Shift – 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:

Do you speak another language? Let us know if you’d like to help us with our ESL clients & customers!
Indicate your interest when you sign up for your customer service shift or by email.

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