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Why Volunteer?

Thrift & Fund is more than just a store—it’s a community. And when people come together to make a real impact, something amazing happens.

If you’re looking to give back, get involved, and take initiative towards shaping a kinder, caring, more compassionate world, there’s no place better to belong. With flexible hours and dynamic volunteer roles, working with Thrift & Fund offers endless opportunities for professional development and personal growth.

Ready to get started? Click here to access the volunteer registration form!

How does it work?

Whether you’ve got a knack for pricing, graphic design, or even fashion, if you’re looking to use your skills to make a real impact, you’ve come to the right place!

We offer flexible volunteer shifts to fit your schedule and highlight what makes YOU fantastic. Running a sustainable thrift store comes with all kinds of work including categorizing, inventory, media management, and even database updates. 

If you have something special to offer, we want to help you shine!

Click here for a volunteer registration form

Want to know how your unique skills can help our team? Click here to contact us.

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Other frequently asked questions

Where is the store located?

310 – 2540 Shaughnessy Street,
Port Coquitlam, BC
V3C 3W4

What time slots are available?


How long are volunteer shifts?

Volunteer shifts are flexible, and we encourage at least four hours a week. Please contact us if you have any questions

What does the work involve?

We encourage volunteers to get involved however they can—no fashion sense required! This can include sorting clothes, taking inventory, or updating our online store with new items. If you have questions about specific tasks and availability, please contact us

Does working at Thrift & Fund count towards volunteer hours?

Thrift & Fund is an extension of the Low Entropy Foundation, which means working hours count as volunteer hours.

Does working at Thrift & Fund count as work experience?

Volunteering at Thrift & Fund may count as work experience, depending on your program. Contact us to find out more.

Who can volunteer?

We welcome all volunteers 16 and up. If you are under 16 and wish to participate, exceptions may be made if accompanied by an adult.

How does this effort make an impact?

Thrifting gently used clothing and other items gives them a second life, supporting our environment by providing recycled, sustainable purchasing options. In addition, all profits from Thrift & Fund go straight back to the Low Entropy Foundation, supporting community-building programs that impact the Tri-City area and beyond.


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