Burlington Bingo Volunteers

(Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter)

Position ID: V-HVC0179 Last Full Update: 08 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactLinda Fraser, Administrative Assistant, MS Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter; Phone: 905-527-7874 ext 3501; Email: bonnie.phillips@mssociety.ca
DutiesBefore bingo session begins: 
- Sell bingo cards 
- Make correct change 
- Act in a friendly manner to bingo participants 
While bingo session occurs: 
- Interact with bingo participants on the floor to sell cards 
- Responsible for small float while selling cards on the floor 
- When someone yells "bingo", call winning numbers back to "the caller" so he/she can approve their bingo call 
- If approved, give winner their prize money
More Info Linkwww.mssociety.ca
BenefitsOpportunity to work as part of team and support a great cause
ClientsMen and women ages 18+
Ages18 year(s) - 70 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Customer / Sales Services ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Games ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Basic mathematics (addition and subtraction)  
Friendly outgoing personality  
Good manual dexterity  
Trustworthy and honest  
Dedicated, reliable and consistent  
Eagerness to work in a fast paced environment 
No experience required (you will be trained by experienced volunteers)
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; You're welcome to be scheduled as little or as often as you would like, whether it's three times per month or three times per year. However, we prefer to have volunteers commit to one session per month, if possible.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Volunteers interact with bingo participants when selling cards, which entails one-on-one interaction, but the number of bingo participants can be a small or large group.
Minimum Hours4
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon, Evening (2pm-6pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon (2pm-6pm) 
Saturday: Morning (8:15am-12pm)
SeasonsYear Round ; Bingo sessions run every month
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
LocationBingo Connection, 484 Plains Rd. E., Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job - Training will occur when volunteers work bingo sessions ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 19 Feb 2019
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Organization NameMultiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter