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Position description: 

Volunteer Opportunity for Students to Retired Seniors

You don’t need that many reasons to volunteer. If only one of the following is good enough a reason for you, come and join our volunteer team!

  • Just simply love THRIFT
  • Earn a volunteer certificate
  • Support a cause and make a difference
  • Want a break from your computer
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Complete required volunteer hours
  • Have an impressive resume
  • Increase the chance of receiving a scholarship or gaining admission to university
  • Gain new experience and learn new skills
  • Love a pot luck

Come and be part of our team. One of the awesome rewards of volunteering is feeling appreciated. AND YOU WILL!

Deliverables/Duties: 

Volunteers perform a wide range of duties which include cashiering, assisting customers, sorting and pricing donated items, tagging and pricing clothing items, displaying and organizing merchandise, tidying and cleaning the store, helping with donation drop-offs, garbage and recycling.

Qualifications: 

Positive attitude, shows initiative and commitment, responsible, dependable, hard working

Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

Upon request, volunteers will receive reference letters and certificates of volunteer service hours, completion on their community volunteer program reviews, work education and work placement reports, volunteer service reference check and verification forms, work experience performance evaluation, school or job-related applications, etc.

How to apply: 
http://vghthriftstore.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/VGH-Thrift-Store-Application1.pdf
Contact person: 
Angela Kwan
Contact phone: 
604-876-3731
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Mission:
The Vancouver General Hospital Thrift Shop Society's mission is to operate a thrift store with funds raised being used to support health care programs at Vancouver General and UBC Hospitals. We need volunteers who can generously dedicate their time to the VGH Thrift Store to make our mission happen. Volunteers perform a wide range of duties which include cashiering, assisting customers, sorting and pricing donated items, displaying and organizing merchandise, tidying and cleaning the store, helping with donation drop-offs, garbage and recycling.
Position type:
Position start/end date:
13 Sep 2017
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
VGH Thrift Store
2535 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V5K 1Z2