Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage


About Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

The Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale sponsors a rummage sale with proceeds going to over 30 non-profit agencies throughout Chicago.  A nonprofit used goods sale.

 

 

Current Opportunities at Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

Communication Plan Developer

Although the Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has a long history of contributing to the community, many people may not know about it, so we would like to develop a plan to reach people who are not familiar with it.

We are looking for volunteers who can assist with:

-developing a comprehensive Communications Plan to support the operation and promotion of the WCC Rummage Sale to multiple audiences including traditional and social media

Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: People Over 16

Volunteer Database Setup and Maintenance

The Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has many volunteers working in various departments and capacities, and we would like to be able to communicate with them efficiently.

We are looking for volunteers who can assist with:

-setting up contact software such as Mail Chimp or other appropriate software
-moving current email information from current to new contact lists
-reviewing lists of volunteers to update their contact information

Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: People Over 16

On-Line Sales

Rummage often receives specialty items which may have significant value to a limited audience. On-line selling can extend our audience and sometimes be better for special or seasonal or bulky items.

We are looking for volunteers who can:

–pick up items from the Rummage office

–photograph and post items for sale on sites like Virtual Garage Sale, NextDoor or EBay

–transact the sale

–arrange for pickup at your home, or at Rummage if necessary

Time commitment: flexible.

All volunteers are eligible to earn pre-shopping privileges.

If you have further questions, or to volunteer, please call 847 446-0575 or email us at wccrummage@gmail.com

Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: People Over 16, Seniors
Days: Friday, Monday, Saturday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Times: Afternoons, Evenings, Mornings

Electronics Recycler

  1. Electronics Recycler

Despite our attempts to be clear about what can be donated, Rummage often receives electronics that cannot be sold at the sale, and need to be recycled.

We are looking for volunteers who can:

–pick up electronic items that need to be recycled from Rummage and load them into their own vehicle

–transport them to the Winnetka Village Yard on Thursdays March 29-November 15, 1-3 pm, or to Best Buy whenever their stores are open

Time commitment: 2-10 hours per month

Volunteers are eligible to earn pre-shopping privileges.

If you have questions or to volunteer please call the Rummage Office at 847 446-0575 or email us at wccrummage@gmail.com

Good For: People Over 16, Seniors
Days: Thursday
Times: Afternoons

Ongoing Opportunities with Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

We are constantly in need of volunteers to help orchestrate such a huge fundraising charitable event. Those who have worked a given number of hours can also shop during the pre-rummage sale.

Good For: People Over 16, Seniors
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