Title: Styling Associate (Volunteer)  

Location:

3720 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032

Reports To: Blaine Mulugeta, Program Coordinator  

The Mission: The Disabled Veterans National Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to provide critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded, physically or psychologically, after defending our safety and our freedom. We achieve our mission by providing financial assistance to veteran organizations and by supporting veterans through our various programs. 

If you want to learn more about DVNF, please visit http://dvnf.org/  

Suit Up

Suit Up is a 2-day pop-up event, in collaboration with the Department of Employment Services (DOES), which provides brand new JoS. A. Bank suits to participants who are entering the workforce. Suit Up events take place once a month in DC and participants are serviced on appointment base only. 

The Suit-Up pop-up events will run from January 2018 through September 2018 

Volunteers will be needed for the following dates from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm: 

  • January 31 -Feb 1 
  • February 21 -22 
  • March 14 -15 
  • April 4 -5 
  • April 25 -26 
  • May 16 -17 
  • June 6 -7 
  • June 27 -28 
  • July 18 -19 
  • August 8 -9 
  • September 5 -6 
  • September 26 – 27 

Responsibilities:

  • Pre-event setup  
  • Greet and check-in registered participants  
  • Ensure organization of all items during pop-up event 
  • Assist participants with measurements and fitting needs 
  • Steam and organize clothing  
  • Track and maintain inventory of distributed items 
  • Check out participants while maintaining a friendly customer service demeanor 
  • Put items into garment bags, ensure participant satisfaction upon exit 
  • Capture photos during the event 

Requirements

Volunteers must be able to: 

  • Lift up to 50 pounds 
  • Work with diverse demographics (mainly men population)  
  • Provide his or her own transportation (parking available) 
  • The ability to multitask with attention to detail 
  • Experience with men’s suits and fashion 
  • Customer service experience preferred 
  • Sign required documentation prior to serving 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel) 

If you are interested in volunteering, please email Blaine Mulugeta at bmulugeta@dvnf.org with your answers to the following questions: 

Which volunteer opportunity you are responding to (Warehouse or Pop-up)? 

Why are you interested in volunteering with DVNF? 


Register as a Volunteer

If you want to volunteer with us, please fill out the following form before signing up for this event:

https://ctk.apricot.info/auth/autologin/org_id/699/hash/17a1aa3b169ddcd990a373980708e0adb13df09b