Gift Shop Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE1635 Last Modified: 10 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Holland, Volunteer Coordinator, The Elliott Community; Phone: 519-822-0491 ext 2366; Fax: 519-822-5658; Email:
DutiesGift Shop Volunteers will provide customer service in The Elliot Community's gift shop, allowing residents and visitors to purchase items such as greeting cards, small gifts, and snacks. Duties include assisting residents with purchases, using the point of sale software, restocking inventory, and tidying shelves.
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BenefitsExperience interacting with seniors, providing customer service and handling cash in a retail setting.
ClientsOlder Adults
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Friendly, patient and kind while interacting with seniors. Volunteer applicants must possess basic math skills to make change.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon (1:30 - 4:00 pm) 
Friday: Afternoon (1:30 - 4:00 pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (9:30 - 11:30 am; 1:30-4:00 pm) 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon (9:30 - 11:30 am; 1:30-4:00 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationThe Elliott Community
Number of PositionsGuelph: 6 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
CostCost of 2 Step Tuberculin/Mantoux Skin Test
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2 Step Tuberculin/Mantoux Skin Test required
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
Address & Map
170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
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