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It's easy to see why Julie Smith has become a favourite at Endeavour Recycled Clothing Mackay.
Julie, 51, started volunteering at the store 20 years ago and continues to devote her time every fortnight.
Julie is one of 23 highly valued volunteers at Endeavour Recycled Clothing Mackay and with National Volunteer Week this week, there’s no better time to highlight their efforts.
Store manager Claudette Carroll said Julie was one of several long-serving volunteers, three of whom volunteer together on Wednesdays.
“Their known as the 'Wednesday girls' and they love the social aspect of volunteering just as much as helping the Endeavour Foundation cause. We hope they continue to volunteer with us for many years to come.”
Julie started volunteering soon after moving to Mackay.
“I wasn’t working at the time and it was something to do and a great way to meet people,” Julie said.
“Apart from taking time off to have two babies I’ve been there since.
“It gives me a chance to get out and mix with people. I have great friends at the store now – we all have a really good time while volunteering.
“But along with the social side I like knowing I’m supporting people with a disability.”
Claudette is calling for more volunteers to join her team.
Benefits include a great social atmosphere, learning new skills, work experience, job variety and helping support people with a disability.
Endeavour Recycled Clothing stores sell quality pre-loved garments, shoes, jewellery, bags and more, with all proceeds going to Endeavour Foundation’s efforts of supporting people with a disability.
Volunteers don’t need any experience and the hours are flexible.
Types of roles include sorting clothes, customer service, visual merchandising, stocking and pricing.
Those interested can call the store on 4951 3338.
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