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Lead Overseer


Organization: Mission Thrift Store Orleans

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Jun 30, 2021


We need Leads for each department that specialize in the department to ensure everything is done consistently and per our policies. We also need Day Leads to make sure processes runs properly between departments and throughout the day. We also need Overseers to over see that everything is working as needed and a good flow of communication and assistance is accomplished in the organization.
and foster a well run and pleasant environment for customers and volunteers.
We are blessed daily with donations that need to be sorted before we can sell it. This is a great environment filled with lots of interesting people and donations for a satisfying work day. Would you like to be part of it?

Help Volunteers to find their sweet spot and help them thrive in their roles. Foster a great working area promoting everyone working together towards the common goals. Work on schedule to ensure all spaces are filled, retained and thriving.

Great for retired people wanting to give back to the community.
Great for youth looking for volunteer/work experience (8-15 years with an adult)
Group volunteer opportunity up to 20 people/group

Gain great experience in the retail industry




Volunteer Opportunity Address
1777 Tenth Line Rd
Orleans, On


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 sort more donations for the benefit of selling more items that will impact the local community as well as those 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; Persons with a disability; New Canadians

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes