St. Paul's Hospital Gift Shop Volunteer

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Position description: 

A great opportunity to work in a fun, fast paced, healthcare, team environment!


-To provide friendly support and service to customers, patients, visitors and staff visiting the hospital and gift shop

-To help raise funds for hospital patient programs

-Commitment: Minimum of one 2-3 hour weekly shift for at least 4 Months. Longer commitment preferred.

Weekday Shift Times Available:


Please visit for applications and more information.


-Greet and assist customers, patients, visitors and staff
-Support, listen and interact with patients visiting the shop
-Deter shoplifting and provide excellent customer service
-Operate cash register (Visa/MC, Direct Payment, cash sales)
-Balance the cash at the end of the shift and deliver the cash to the hospital cashier (Information Desk) and obtain a receipt for the cash delivered.
-Stock shelves, organize and tidy shop
-Deliver flowers and other items to patients


-Able to assist clients who have physical and/or cognitive challenges
-Able to assist and interact with clients active in addictions
-Physically capable of assisting clients in wheelchairs and carrying out the physical duties of the position
-Able to communicate well in verbal and written English
-Friendly, self motivated and outgoing
-Reliable, punctual and able to work independently or in a team
-Able to follow detailed directions and procedures
-Courteous, mature and non-judgmental
-Cash-handling experience a bonus

Role is suitable for: 
Additional Information: 

-Gain valuable experience in a fast paced community healthcare environment
-Make a difference in the lives of clients and families
-Access to educational opportunities, references, scholarships and monthly draw prizes.
-Criminal Record Check on acceptance (no charge)

How to apply:
Contact person: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
15 Oct 2019 to 15 Feb 2020
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
St. Paul's Hospital
1081 Burrard St.
Gift Shop
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6