Alexandria, VA

915 King St., Old Town
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Host a Private Event or Educational Presentation at Ten Thousand Villages of Alexandria

Looking for a unique way to share memorable moments with family and friends, or give your class a boost? Would you like to inspire your youth group or treat your organization to a special event?

Let us take your group on a special tour of our store and give you a greater look inside Fair Trade and Ten Thousand Villages. Ten Thousand Villages – Alexandria will coordinate:

Private Shopping Nights
Student and Professional Group Presentations
Community Shopping Events to benefit local organizations in need We are happy to work with groups of all ages and sizes; in our store or at your location. Please stop by our store, or email us at to start planning your special event.

Learn more about Fair Trade, the history of Ten Thousand Villages and about our talented artisan partners through an exciting presentation tailored to your group!


Store Manager for Ten Thousand Villages, National Capital Area

Alexandria, Virginia

Ten Thousand Villages of the National Capital Area is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a commitment to fair trade in support of disadvantaged artisans in developing countries. Since 1994, Ten Thousand Villages of Alexandria has brought unique, handmade, fair trade items to the Washington DC community.

Description of Position:

The Store Manager is accountable for all aspects of the store’s operations, including budget management, staffing, volunteer recruitment and training, marketing, inventory management, and visual merchandising. While the store is a non-profit organization, it is expected to be financially self-sustaining. The Store Manager provides leadership to achieve or exceed budgeted sales goals and effectively manage the profit and loss statement of the store. The Manager supervises the store’s staff and volunteers. In conjunction with the board of directors, the Manager is key in providing leadership for the future development of the store and its community outreach. S/he promotes a sales culture that is positive for all staff and volunteers, and builds productivity. S/he ensures that all customers receive the highest level of customer service and positive brand experience.

Reports To: The Board of Directors of Ten Thousand Villages, National Capital Area; and specifically to Chairperson of the Board

Working Hours:

Full-time, exempt position.  Must be flexible in scheduling and able to work some opening and closing shift hours during the week, a minimum of 2 Saturdays and/or Sundays per month, and the entire holiday season (Oct-Dec).  Vacation is not allowed during the holiday season.

Please see full job description here: or ask the store’s personnel for a complete job description, including a list of duties and qualifications.

Resumes, including 3 references, should be emailed to: by no later than May 25, 2017. Please include salary history and minimum salary expectations. No phone calls please.