Business Development & Community Engagement with Thrift 2 Fight

This opportunity is available during Summer 2022 and is only available for CEL credit.

Thrift 2 Fight

Thrift 2 Fight harnesses the power of thrift fashion to raise money for progressive activism through sales at our brick-and-mortar store in Tivoli, NY, as well as by engaging communities through university partnerships and local Thrift 2 Fight chapters.

Location: 48 Broadway, Tivoli, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Designing, planning, and coordinating in-person events both with organizations we are funding – local grassroots organizations working at the intersections of racial justice, queer liberation, and disability rights activism, as well as other Hudson Valley business partners.
  • This position also includes assisting with social media outreach and community engagement through various projects and initiatives.
  • An ideal candidate for this position is passionate about amplifying the work of local activists and organizers, excited by the circular economy of secondhand fashion, and eager to learn about the inner workings of a socially-conscious small business. To apply, please send a one-page cover letter & resume to hello@thrift2fight.com.

Desired Skills: 

  • Photography
  • Photo-editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Interest in fashion, sustainability and social justice

Hours:  Flexible, between the following times:

  • Thursday 11-5pm
  • Friday 11-5pm
  • Saturday 11-5pm
  • Sunday 11-5pm
  • Monday 11-5pm

Position Requirements: The student would need to have a car to be able to drive to Tivoli.

To Apply:  Please email a statement of interest and your resume to OCELapplication@Vassar.edu

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