Volunteers usually work in pairs and do a 5 hour shift at the Sechelt Hospital location. Shifts are available 6 days a week. A wide range of gift, fashion and sundry items are available for purchase. The Gift Shop is located in the new main lobby of the hospital. Volunteers assist customers with purchases, provide emergency personal care products to patients and families and acknowledgae the arrival of every new birth at the hospital with a gift. Inventory is artfully displayed and tracked and volunteers must be comfortable with handling cash and credit transactions.
Volunteers should be able to stand for 5 hours at a time and lift 20 pounds. Retail or cashier experience is an asset but not required. The ability to work co-operatively and provide friendly and helpful service to customers is essential.