General Store Clerk

(Village of Riverside Glen)

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Position ID: V-GUE1709 Last Modified: 10 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 10 Dec 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactTracey Veldhuis, Volunteer Coordinator, The Village of Riverside Glen; Phone: 519.822.5272 ext 863; Fax: 519.822.5520; Email:
DutiesOpen General Store to the village community. Keep accurate record of daily sales, assist residents with purchases, make change and balance sales record and cash. Put away new inventory, restock, tidy and straighten shelves. Interact and visit with the residents who come into the shop.
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BenefitsThis position offers basic retail experience to those interested in pursuing retail venues. This position offers a social opportunity to visit with residents and other patrons who frequent the store.
ClientsAdults of all ages, needs and abilities, family, team members including staff and volunteers.
Ages15 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 ; Senior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Volunteer applicants must possess basic math skills to add purchases, make change, record purchases and balance a record form. Applicants must have good customer service, be able to bend and lift up to 20 pounds.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - Minimum of 6 month commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (9:30 - 11:00 am) 
Tuesday: Morning (9:30 - 11:00 am) 
Thursday: Morning (9:30 - 11:00 am) 
Friday: Morning (9:30 - 11:00 am)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationThe Village of Riverside Glen
Number of PositionsGuelph: 6 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Riverside Glen offers general orientation to the Village. ; Scheduled training - Specific to the general store.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
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Start DateOn or after 14 Dec 2018
Display Until30 Jun 2019
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Organization NameVillage of Riverside Glen
Office Phone519-822-5272
Address & Map
60 Woodlawn Rd E
Guelph, ON N1H 8M8
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