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Organization: Mission Thrift Store Orleans

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Oct 31, 2020

Description

This is a job that requires speed and an extra ordinary passion for organization! Donations arrive daily in boxes and bags that need to be emptied, pre-sorted and sent to the various departments for sorting, pricing and stocking in store. You will be required to greet and thank everyone who brings a donation.

Responsibilities:
Donations must be sorted by category, and taken to the correct department. The receiving area must be kept clear, and the recycle items, cardboard and garbage taken to the appropriate locations.
Training is provided.

Qualifications:
Physically fit to carry out the responsibilities of the job.

Contact

Marc

613-837-7333

orleans@missinthriftstore.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 great experience with other volunteers in a retail environment as well as a chance to give back to the local community as well as across the world

How will the organization benefit?
Permit the store to receive the donations and thank the many great residents of Orleans bless our store to return the blessings to the local community as well as across the world.

Organization category: Business and professional associations, unions

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Court ordered community service; Seniors (65+); Families; Groups; New Canadians

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