Career Closet

What is the Career Closet?

The Career Closet provides business casual and business professional clothing, shoes and accessories job seekers at no cost. Clothing is appropriate for upcoming interviews, hiring events, or for the first day of a new job. We even have a limited supply of casual clothing and scrubs!

Where is the Career Closet located?


The Career Closet is located at 2900 E. Sunshine, inside the Missouri Job Center. Hours of operation are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Appointments are not needed but can be scheduled.

How do I donate?


Clothing can be dropped off at the East Sunshine location during regular business hours of 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Tax credit forms are available at the front desk by request at the time of drop off.

What can I donate?


We accept all sizes of men's and women's gently used and like new interview and business casual clothing including shoes, purses and accessories. We also accept travel size personal hygiene items such as shampoo, soap and toothpaste.

Please ensure items are undamaged, clean, and free of strong odors including moth ball, smoke, and body odor.

We can accept the following gently used items:

Women's:
  • ​Blazers
  • ​Suits
  • ​Suit Separates
  • ​Dresses and Skirts
  • ​Pants - Trousers, Slacks, Khaki's
  • ​Shirts - Blouses, Knit Tops, Collared, Button Down
  • ​Sweaters
  • ​Accessories - Belts, Jewelry, Handbags, etc.
  • ​Shoes
  • ​NEW Undergarments
  • ​NEW Socks, Hosiery
Men's:
  • Sports Coats
  • ​Suits or Suit Separates
  • ​Pants - Trousers, Slacks, Khaki's
  • ​Shirts - Button Down, Collared, Polo Shirts
  • ​Sweaters
  • ​Accessories - Ties, Belts, etc.
  • ​Shoes
  • ​NEW Undergarments
  • ​NEW Socks

We cannot accept the following items:

  • Ripped, Torn, or Stained Items
  • ​Used Hosiery, Socks, Undergarments
  • ​T-Shirts or Logo Shirts
  • ​Shorts
  • ​Flip Flops
  • ​Tennis Shoes

Please contact the Missouri Job Center at 417-887-4343 for additional information.


Clothing available in Career Closet
Items in Career Closet