KE Crew Information
The KE Crew are volunteers who help run our events. The KE Crew shops first! First dibs! Lowest prices!
We need you!!! The KE Crew is the heartbeat of the Kids EveryWear sale!
Why join the KE Crew?
Never helped at Kids EveryWEAR before? The KE Crew enjoy the fellowship of fellow moms & dads! A change of pace. New faces. New friends... And FIRST PICK OF ALL THE GREATEST BARGAINS! It doesn't matter whether you sign up to work before during or after the sale, if you join the KE Crew, you shop first! Imagine shopping in a nearly empty store, shorter lines, cheaper prices and all the good stuff still ripe for the picking! We offer extended presales – the longest in town – exclusive to the KE Crew.
What would I be doing?
KE Crew positions range from scanning tags of items to be purchased, to organizing toys, clothing and accessories before or during the sale, to sorting the unsold items after the final day of the sale, to setting up before the sale and breaking down the racks after the sale, to watching doors and answering questions, or helping at drop-off get consignors checked-in and directing them, to helping man our fitting rooms. When you register, you can choose which type of position you want. We have sitting positions, standing positions, and positions for almost anyone. Email if you have questions or if you can't find a slot that works for you.
But I have small children at home...
Believe it or not, almost NO schedule is too full. We'll find a way to work with you if you want to find a way to work for us! There are countless opportunities to serve before during and even after the sale! Mothers with newborn infants are welcome to babywear if you can successfully complete your KE Crew obligations.
***NOTES for TRADITIONAL KE CREW***
- LOVE to organize? Wanna be a "department manager"? Seeking out one special KE Crew member per area to work 24 hours during drop offs and other times during the sale to keep up with organizing (and re-organizing). Wonder why our book area is so beautiful? It has a "manager"! 24 hour KE Crew shop VERY first! 24s shop prior to KE Crew Day. This is the very best way to make sure you find all the goodies on your wish list - first dibs and no crowds! Looking for the inside track? This is it!
- Regular shifts actually involve a 4.5 - 5 hour time commitment to allow for training and staff "mobilization." These shifts still count as regular 4-hour shifts and should be tallied only as 4 hours, not 4.5 hours, toward your total KE Crew hours.
- Splitting Shifts - Husbands, grandparents, teens age 16 and up, etc. may work all or some of the KE Crew hours you sign up for. Keep in mind, the intent of these extended KE Crew options is to limit the amount of training and shift changes necessary during the busiest sale times, and these KE Crew are needed for critical, skill-specific jobs. If you want to do the same shift as the your spouse, grandparent, or teen 16 and up, register them in their name and you in your name. Then forward both confirmation emails to us and ask us to combine hours.
Non-Traditional KE Crew Opportunities/Bartering
Have a unique service to offer? A special talent? The generosity and help we receive, often in non-traditional venues, blesses us more than you can imagine! Click on Bartering to see what you might be able to trade us for a shop early pass! Let's make a deal!
How do I view the available slots?
Click on the register button in the right sidebar, choose KE Crew, and read through the KE Crew terms. The next screen will show you all available slots, except meal slots which you can see after entering the password listed on the Barter page of the website.
Wanted: A Few Strong Folks
You can even send your husband or partner! We need a few strong folks to help out, especially at setup and breakdown and working our amazing Holds Department! Or they can work with you to earn you twice the hours you would earn alone! A typical "female" is usually unable to do these heavy-lifting shifts.
We Welcome Grandparents
We welcome Grandparents to work in your stead and even have tasks suited for those with physical limitations.
Reliable teens, age 16 and up, may join the KE Crew for slots to earn you extra KE Crew status.
Pregnant? Have physical limitations? We need you to man our doors and help at the fitting rooms!
We need greeters to interface with shoppers. Our greeters check passes and/or ID to ensure that we are honoring the commitments that those entitled to shop early have made to the sale. They scan tickets on ticket days. They help sort unwanted items at the fitting rooms. We need friendly, enthusiastic folks who can graciously explain to passersby why they might not be permitted to shop at a given time and to make them feel welcome to return at a later time.
During preview sales and public shopping times, we also ask the door person to help us maintain security by checking receipts of exiting shoppers and inside bins and luggage.
Finally, those who serve in this position direct shoppers and answer general questions. Clearly, these tasks are of tremendous importance!