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The mission of Charitable Union, which is to contribute to human dignity by providing clothing, bedding and household goods, at no charge, and connect people to resources in the community. Charitable Union is a 132-year old organization providing Basic Needs programming to those living in Calhoun County.

How to Apply: Submit your letter of interest, resume and reference via e-mail or Charitable Union, Attn: Job Openings, 85 Calhoun Street, Battle Creek, MI 49017. Please indicate for which position you wish to be considered.

Gift Shop Lead Sewer

Do you love to sew? The Gift Shop @ Charitable Union is looking for someone to lead the creative side of our Gift Shop!

Pay rate: $12.20

Part-time: Mon., Wed. & Thur. 8:00-5:00 and alternating Fri. & Sat. 9:00-1:00

Duties include:

Coordinating volunteers on projects. Organizing handmade items within our retail space. Evaluating new ideas and implementing them. Customer service, working as a team member, and supporting the mission of Charitable Union. See the full job description.


Relief Clerk, Donor Hall (2 positions available)

Responsible for processing and organizing donated items. Directing donors with where donations should be placed. Working with and directing volunteers. This position works outdoors frequently and provides customer services to visitors. See full job description. 

Pay rate $10.00

Position 1 schedule: Mon., Tues., Wed. & Thur. 1:00-5:00

Position 2 schedule: Thur., Fri. & Sat. 9:00-1:00


Our Impact This Year

  • Households Served in 2021


  • Volunteer Hours in 2021


  • Backdoor Donations in 2021

    54,651 bags/boxes

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