The Power and Passion of Meaningful Work

At Ten Thousand Villages, we are passionate about creating economic opportunities which allow the artisans we partner with to build a better life for themselves and their families (through the practice of fair trade). To accomplish our mission, we need bright, determined individuals with skill, commitment and deep respect for the artisans with whom we work.

Ten Thousand Villages strives to be an employer of choice for exceptional people. We welcome highly motivated and well-qualified staff members who are committed to the people-driven mission behind our work. We offer rewarding employment opportunities in our growing retail store network across the country, and at our home office and warehouse in Akron and Brownstown, Pa.

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  1. Assistant Store Manager -San Antonio, TX

    This Assistant Store Manager position is based at the Ten Thousand Villages store in San Antonio, TX

  2. Design Intern

    The Design Internship position is based at the Ten Thousand Villages home office in Akron, PA.

  3. Maintenance Worker, Ten Thousand Villages - Akron, Brownstown and Ephrata

    The Maintenance Worker position is based at the Ten Thousand Villages warehouse in Brownstown and also works at the home office in Akron and our store location in Ephrata.

  4. Mennonite Central Committee Service Worker Opportunity-Port au Prince, Haiti

    This opportunity, available through Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), is a new, three-year service worker position based in Port au Prince, Haiti. MCC is a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches. Ten Thousand Villages began as a project of MCC in 1962 and while Ten Thousand Villages became an independent nonprofit, charitable organization in 2012, we continue as a partner with MCC.

    Please visit Mennonite Central Committee's website for more information about this position and how to apply:

    For 40 years, Comite Artisanal Haitien has worked with hundreds of individual artists and small workshops around Haiti to promote and export their work to buyers around the world. Haitian art and handicrafts include, wooden products, palm baskets, cut metal sculptures and wall hangings, wrought iron pieces, papier mache, indigenous river stone sculptures, vetiver products, paintings and jewelry made from bone and other materials.

    In a challenging political and economic environment, with limited natural resources, Haitian artisans have developed sophisticated and creative techniques to support their livelihoods through beautiful art and handmade crafts. MCC Haiti supports livelihood development in Haiti and began collaborating with Ten Thousand Villages in the early 1970’s.



  5. Operations Intern

    The Operations Intern position is based at the Ten Thousand Villages home office in Akron, PA.

  6. Sales Associate I and II

    Sales Associate positions are available at our Ten Thousand Villages stores located across the United States.  For a complete store listing, please visit

  7. Temporary, On-call Warehouse Worker

    This position is based at our Ten Thousand Villages warehouse in Brownstown.