Royal Columbian Hospital, Gift Shop Volunteer

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Position description: 

The Royal Columbian Hospital is a provincially designated hospital for cardiac, trauma, neurosciences, high-risk maternity and neonatal intensive care providing the highest level of care to the most critically ill and injured from the Fraser Health region and throughout B.C. This position is a part of the RCH Auxiliary Program. The RCH Auxiliary is an integral part of the Hospital. The dedicated Auxiliary volunteers raise funds to support the purchase of new hospital equipment, as well as providing Patient Comfort supplies. A membership to the Auxiliary is necessary (minimal annual fee). The Gift Shop hours are 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Daily Various shifts available.

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The Gift Shop is located in the centre of the hospital. Patients, visitors and staff stop by to make purchases of magazines, books, food, gift items and clothing items. Volunteers assist customers and take pride in knowing that the funds they raise will be spent on much needed hospital equipment and supplies. Duties include customer services, handling cash, stocking, pricing, straighten and tidy shelves.


The ability to understand and be understood in English Have ease and tact when dealing with the public Excellent communication skills Willingness to provide exceptional service Good interpersonal skills Abide by RCH Confidentiatiaty Agreement Abide by RCH Respectful Workplace Policy A desire to help and be part of a team Retail experience an asset Ability to lift and move donations and stand for periods of time may be required  Must be 18 years or older

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Additional Information: 

The opportunity to interact with the public and represent the RCH Auxiliary To become an member of the RCH Auxiliary The benefit of know your work directly impact RCH as the dollars you raise, go directly to the hospital Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to communicate in English (a second language is an asset). Criminal Record Check will be required prior to commencing volunteering.

How to apply: 
Apply at, search "Volunteer Opportunities", click on Royal Columbian Hospital
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RCH Volunteer Resources
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Cause Tags: 
Community Development & Housing
Health, Social Services
Sport & Recreation
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Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
18 Apr 2020
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
330 E Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC
Last Updated: March 11, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: January 31, 2021