Courtyard Boutique Volunteer

(Guelph General Hospital)

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Position ID: V-GUE2244 Last Modified: 05 Feb 2018 Last Full Update: 05 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementHelp raise money for patient equipment
ContactLaura Hutchings, Director, Volunteer Resources, Student Registration & Spiritual Care, Guelph General Hospital; Phone: 519-837-6440 ext 2398; Email:
DutiesVolunteers will work with the rest of the boutique team (other shop volunteers, retail manager) to keep the shop running as efficiently as possibly. You will process sales, suggest gift ideas if asked, and re-arrange items on display once you sell them. Volunteers will also dust all displays and ensure that cards are neat and in the appropriate spots on a daily basis. You will count your float and cash at beginning and end of your shift.
Benefits- Gain retail experience and customer service skills 
- Meet other volunteers 
- Satisfaction of knowing you have helped someone find a gift for a loved one or friend 
- Free parking 
- Free beverage on your shift 
- Opportunity for further educational/training sessions 
- Training is provided for this position
ClientsPatients, visitors, staff
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; - Ability to re-stock displays in the shop  
- Ability to stand/sit for long periods of time  
- Excellent customer service skills  
- Dependable, punctual  
- Comfortable working as part of a team  
- Willing to take the initiative to get things done
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon (11:00 am - 2:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm) 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon (11:00 am - 2:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsGuelph: 6 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
CostCost of police vulnerable sector check. Successful candidates will be reimbursed 
Cost of $20 for scrub shirt or $25 for vest 
May be cost for health care provider to complete preplacement medical form (not able to be reimbursed)
Police CheckRequired
Display Until31 Dec 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph General Hospital
Office PhoneReception and patient inquiries 519-822-5350 * Automated telephone 519-837-6440 * Emergency 519-837-6420
Address & Map
115 Delhi St
Guelph, ON N1E 4J4
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