Store Volunteer

(Wastewise, Thrift Store)

Position ID: V-HVC0609 Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactShannon Lyness, Store Manager (Acting), Wastewise - Charitable Centre; Phone: 905 873 8122 * 647 544 4667; Email: wastewise@wastewise.ca
DutiesHelping out in a community store: sorting items, placing them on shelves and in boxes, sorting books, toys, clearing the areas of the store, organizing inventory, helping customers, helping with recycling, fixing items, preparing them for sale or display, making signs.
More Info Linkwww.wastewise.ca
BenefitsTo learn how the charitable organizations work, to work sustainable processes, to get experience with a and sale, learn how to organise stuff and properly mark and display, learn a value of recyclables and materials, deal with clients and customers, help to re-use items, take them off the garbage and to help many organisations in Halton Region which we support.  
Scholarships are offered for the best volunteers.
ClientsLocal residents
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestComputers & IT (Software Related) ; Customer / Sales Services ; Donations - Books, Hardcover ; Donations - Books, Softcover ; Donations - Children's Toys ; Donations - Clothing, Babies ; Donations - Clothing, Children's ; Donations - Clothing, Men's ; Donations - Clothing, Women's ; Donations - Furniture, Household ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Maintenance / Repair ; Marketing & Promotions ; Nature / Environment ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Social Interaction ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and TimesDaily until 5pm, Thursday until 9pm. Closed Sundays. Closed on holidays.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance - entrance under review-will be changed in 2019 ; facility will be renovated in 2019
Location12A Armstrong Ave, Georgetown
Number of PositionsActon ; Georgetown: 10 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit - go train
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
Organization NameWastewise, Thrift Store
Office Phone905-873-8122
E-Mailwastewise@wastewise.ca
Websitewww.wastewise.ca
Address & Map
12 Armstrong Ave
Georgetown, ON L7G 4R9