Last year SCRAP volunteers nationwide contributed almost 19,000 hours of their time and energy to help us fulfill our mission. Most volunteers are scheduled for one 3-hour shift in
the store each week, as well help in many other ways.
Volunteers do Things Like:
Sort, organize, and stock the SCRAP store
Assemble SCRAP product such as To Go Kits and Collage Packs
Volunteer at SCRAP events
Represent SCRAP at various community events
Specialize in areas such as Fabric, Yarn, Vintage, Jewelry, etc.
Why Volunteer with SCRAP?
SCRAP is a fun, energetic, and creative place to be
Inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior
Gain skills and experience for your resume
Meet new people and get connected to a thriving creative community
Get 20% off your purchase each time you volunteer
Drop-In Volunteer Opportunities
SCRAP PDX offers “Drop-In” hours every Thursday from 11am-4pm for those who would like to give volunteering with us a try before going through our application and interview
process. Drop in for as little or as long as you would like within these hours and you will be provided with a project and instructions on how to complete it. Be sure to
wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dusty!
*If you are unable to perform tasks independently, please bring along a parent, friend, or job coach to assist you while volunteering.
If you love to organize then you’ll love helping us! Volunteers are the main force behind keeping our store clean and organized. You’ll assist with organizing sections, putting
out materials and keeping the store looking nice.
Color sort and package all of the little bits that come into our store. From yarn ball bags to fabric packs, bagging game pieces to making bargain bags, there’s a lot you can help us
creatively package here at SCRAP.
Help SCRAP make our ever-popular To Go Kits and Collage Packs for us to sell both in the store and at community events.
Join our elite team of volunteers who help us price the heaps of fabric that is donated to SCRAP. You will also help us keep the fabric section looking organized and eye-catching.
Volunteer Opportunities Outside of the Store
If you work store shifts at SCRAP, you are also eligible to participate in other volunteer activities.
You can help table at volunteer recruitment events, info booths and craft activities throughout our community. You can also help out at our fundraising events.
Let’s cover this town with SCRAP info! You can help spread the word about SCRAP through posting flyers at your favorite haunts and using social media.