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Retail Assistant

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Organization: Mission Thrift Store Orleans

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: May 31, 2020

Description

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to the Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Orleans is currently seeking an individual who understand and support the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).
The Retail Assistant will report to and assist the Store Manager.

Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Experience working with volunteers
· Strong organizational and prioritizing skills
· Ability be on your feet for extended periods and lift items
· Excellent verbal communication skills
· Professionalism and respect
· Displays a high level of trustworthiness and integrity
· Proven ability to show initiative

Experience:
Experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/voluntary sector would also be considered an asset.

Contact

Marc

613-838-7333

orleans@missionthriftstore.com

Volunteer Opportunity Address
1777 Tenth Line Rd
Orleans, On

Details

Good for people interested in: Retail; COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Gain experience in the retail industry and give back to the community as well as across the world.

How will the organization benefit?
Improve the experience for customers to shop in our store and for all our great volunteers a sense of community and well being so that the local community and global communities benefit from our efforts.

Organization category: Business and professional associations, unions

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Persons with a disability; Groups; Families

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