Volunteer at Route, Columbia's Ethically Made & Fair Trade Store!


Route, Inc.

Dates and Times

Volunteers commit to a weekly shift of three hours, but the day(s) and time(s) volunteers can serve is flexible. Our store hours are Monday-Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm, and 12:00-5:00pm on Sunday. Store hours will be extended during the holiday shopping seaso

Service Activities

In order to make the biggest impact on the lives of the makers who produce our products, we staff with volunteers. Our primary need is for volunteers to staff the sales counter while providing excellent customer service and promoting our mission. We also have opportunities for outside sales.

Special Criteria

We have a range of volunteer opportunities, depending on the interests and abilities of each student. Students must complete our volunteer application and interview with our coordinator.

Emphasis Areas & Skills

Customer Service, Cultural Awareness, Volunteer Development, International Issues, Inventory Management, Outreach


All volunteers will be trained based on their desired experience and the prior experience they bring.

Additional Information

Number of Volunteers Needed: 10+
Walking distance to campus?: Yes
Volunteer Age: 18+

How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the service-learning office online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact Route, Inc. directly.