Providence Health Care – St. Vincent’s Langara site (Gift Shop Volunteer)

Organization Name: Providence Health Care – St. Vincent’s Langara site
Opportunity Title: Gift Shop Volunteer
Category: Health / Medical
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: April 15, 2019
End Date: April 15, 2020

Email: skulferst@providencehealth.bc.ca
Website: http://www.providencehealthcare.org/volunteers
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

We have a small gift shop at our facility that sells things, such as candy and small gift items, to our residents, staff and visitors. This shop is 100% run by volunteers and the funds raised from the running of the shop go towards equipment and programs for the residents.

Volunteers:

  • Assist residents with shopping and also provide a social activity for residents
  • Handle a variety of cash sales with residents, visitors and staff
  • Open and close shop, restock shelves, tidy-up, market merchandise and sell variety of items e.g. gift ware, candies, toiletries, etc.

Commitment:
must be at least 16 years old and commitment to coming once a week for 2-4 hours for a minimum of 4 months (longer commitment preferred).

Currently looking for help on Thursdays between 11-3 and Saturday 12-2

DELIVERABLES/DUTIES:
  • Greet and assist patients, residents, visitors and staff
  • Stock shelves, keep the shop neat and clean
  • Balance the cash at the end of the shift
  • Manage cash sales, and operate interact machine if applicable.
  • Price stock as directed
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Able to assist people who may have physical and/or cognitive challenges
  • Able to communicate well in verbal and written English.
  • Friendly, reliable, patient and respectful
  • Able to work independently
  • Willingness to listen, learn and develop effective ways to interact with people.
  • Experience with cash handling and/or customer service an asset
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  • Gain valuable experience with elders in a health care environment
  • Enhance the quality of life of elders
  • Access to educational opportunities, references, scholarships, and
    monthly draw prizes.
  • Gain experience in a retail environment
  • Criminal Records Check required
HOW TO APPLY:
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