Louis Brier Home & Hospital (Gift Shop Volunteer)

Organization Name: Louis Brier Home & Hospital
Opportunity Title: Gift Shop Volunteer
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: July 24, 2019
End Date: July 28, 2020

Email: jcameron@louisbrier.com
Website: http://louisbrier.com/
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:
GIFT SHOP VOLUNTEER
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Louis Brier Home & Hospital is seeking volunteers to run our gift shop on Mondays and Fridays from noon to 4 pm. Responsibilities include handling cash sales with residents, visitors and staff, opening and closing shop, restocking shelves, tidying and organizing merchandise and selling a variety of items e.g. gift ware, snacks, toiletries etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Retail experience and knowledge of dementia would be helpful but not mandatory.
  • Genuine interest, patience and compassion for the elderly, ability to communicate conversationally in English.
  • Volunteers must complete a criminal record check up hire (no cost to volunteer)
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 6 months and prove reliable and dependable.
  • Potential volunteer(s) can assist on one or both days.

 

ROLE IS SUITABLE FOR:
Adult
Senior
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Orientation to facility and training will be provided.  Gain valuable retail and healthcare experience, improve your communication skills and gain experience in provide service to a variety of customers including residents, visitors and staff.  Participate in a sociable and comfortable learning environment.

CONTACT PERSON:
Julie Cameron, Volunteer Coordinator
CONTACT PHONE:
604-267-4736
CONTACT E-MAIL:

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