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/
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity 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.

  • 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.



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.

Julie Cameron, Volunteer Coordinator

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