ThriftMouse VIP Descriptions
Our VIPs help in every aspect of our event. From helping inspect Consignor items, organizing the sales floor, customer service, to helping check customers out. There's always something to do and the time flies!
Please note: You may sign up for multiple shifts, but they cannot overlap as we need the number of VIPs in each time slot for the exact times scheduled. Please contact us if you have any scheduling questions.
Muscle Power: This shift is for those who like tools, who like to put things together. During set-up and sort days, muscle power shifts include setting up racks, shelving, tables, and signage. During sale days, this shift would be assisting moving large items from the sales floor to pick-up area and helping were we might need some extra help. This shift is for those who want to move lots of equipment. VIPs who are on light duty or are pregnant should NOT work this shift, as you may need to help lift over 30 lbs. Please wear clothes suitable for these types of activities. If you have muscles and like to use them, this shift is for you!
Registration: Perfect for expecting or nursing moms, this position involves helping consignors get checked-in. If you like paperwork and have a pleasant personality, this shift is for you!
Clothing & Shoe Inspectors: If you like to get the “first look” at all of the incoming merchandise and have an eye for detail, Inspection will be right up your alley! This position involves standing and inspecting merchandise prior to it being put on the racks.
Large Item & Toy Inspectors: If you like to get the “first look” at all of the incoming merchandise and are organized, Inspection will be right up your alley! This position involves standing and inspecting toys and large items before they are put on the sales floor. Will need to be organize with paperwork for crib, car seat and booster seat forms as well as claim tags for large items. Must be able to operate computer.
Runners: These are great for people with retail experience, or OCD on how things are displayed. Our runners will be moving merchandise from the inspection stations and putting items where they belong on the sales floor.
Sale Helpers: This position will mostly be dealing with the public. Eyes on the sales floor, assisting customers, refreshing the sales floor and helping load large items, may all be part of this position. Greeter, security, re-stock, hold area, inspection area, large item area, clothing area are some of the places you will be stationed. Be ready for anything!
Sorters: Our sorters help sort everything by consignor numbers at the end of the sale. This involves a lot of standing, walking and bending.
Pick-up Helper: This position will mostly be dealing with consignors as they come to pick-up their items. You will need to carry consignor piles, boxes, and/or bags from sort areas to consignor. This involves a lot of standing, walking and bending.
** Want to shop early, but not available to help during sale hours? You may earn a pre-sale pass by helping us distribute flyers to local businesses, getting our event listed on blogs and community calendars, using any medias contacts you may have, etc. Please check out our bartering page for more details! **
You must be a registered consignor to sign up to work. Husbands, grandparents, or friends may fulfill your shift; please just let us know who we should expect. If you are unable to make your VIP shift, please try to find someone else to cover it, as we do depend on our wonderful VIPs.
VIPs should be physically able to perform the duties described in the shift description that they register for. If you have physical limitations (and/or are pregnant), but would still like to help, please contact us to find a shift to suit your abilities.
VIPs my be reassinged to a different task, as we work hard to meet all of our VIP's needs. We want to make sure all VIPs enjoy their experience.
We also understand that some consignors may need other special arrangements or a time that is not listed please email info@ThriftMouse.com and we will be happy to work with you.