News


Yes, we are OPEN!

We will resume our services on:
Saturday January 29 – pick up & delivery services
Tuesday February 1 – SSVP Brant Thrift Store re-opens for retail service from 10AM to 2:30PM. There after we will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10AM to 2:30PM
Wednesday February 2 – Non-furniture donations accepted from 9AM to noon. There after we will accept donations Wednesdays from 9AM to noon.

Furniture donations will be accepted by appointment for either pick up or drop off. Email ssvpbrant@gmail.com (if possible with a picture) or call 519-751-0143.


RE-OPENING SSVP BRANT THRIFT STORE AND DONATIONS

We are temporarily closed.

The current uncertainty produced by the extreme transmissibility of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the SSVP Brant Thrift Store will remain closed until Monday January 31, 2022. We will not be accepting donations during this time.

We will resume our services on:

Saturday January 29 – pick up & delivery services

Tuesday February 1 – SSVP Thrift Store re-opens for retail service from 10AM to 2:30PM. There after we will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10AM to 2:30PM

Wednesday February 2 – Donations accepted from 9AM to noon. There after we will accept donations Wednesday from 9AM to noon.


SSVP BRANT VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR (Unpaid Volunteer Position)

SSVP Brant provides emergency assistance to neighbours in need in Brantford and Brant County in the form of clothing, household items, furniture and non-perishable food or grocery gift cards. The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul serves the poor, while promoting their dignity, making no distinctions of creed, ethnic or social background, health, gender, or political opinions.

SSVP conference members visit those in need in their homes and provide vouchers which are used to shop free at our Thrift Store. Over 75 volunteers work at our Thrift Store.

The Role

As the SSVP Brant Volunteer Coordinator (non-paid, volunteer position) you will facilitate the selection and development of volunteers at the Thrift Store. (8 – 10 flexible hours per week on site and at home).

What makes you right to be the SSVP Thrift Store Volunteer Coordinator?

• You enjoy people and building positive relationships and as a team player you are effective at problem solving through consensus and collaboration.

• You communicate comfortably and effectively one-on-one and in small groups, in writing, orally and using technology.

• You are detail-oriented at gathering and maintaining human resources records and refining training materials, job descriptions.

• You are committed to maintaining an efficient and safe operation (proper health and safety procedures, etc.).

• You have some direct or related experience in recruiting and training volunteers.

Application

Volunteer Coordinator Application – MS Word Format

Volunteer Coordinator Application – .pdf Format

Application Submission

Email – ssvpbrant@gmail.com OR

Mail – 143 Wellington St., Brantford, ON N3S 3Y8