Hospital Gift Shop Volunteer

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Position description: 

The Hospital Gift Shop is managed by the Chilliwack Service League Society. Funds raised through the Gift Shop are donated to Chilliwack Health Services to assist in the purchase of hospital equipment and comfort items/supplies for patients and residents in the community of Chilliwack. Volunteers assist customers to choose purchases, stock shelves and operate cash machine equipment. Shift times are daily 10:30 am to 1:30 pm OR 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

If you are interested in working in a retail environment, enjoy socializing with the public and making a difference in health care, we invite you to join us!

Please apply by picking up an application form at Chilliwack Hospital or apply online at:


Duties include assisting customers to purchase items for sale, operate cash machines, re-stock shelves, and light bookkeeping.


Retail experience is preferred, but not mandatory. We are looking for people that have a helpful attitude and sincere desire to give back to your community!
Physical ability to stand for 1-3 hours with intermittent breaks to sit; ability to move boxes weighing approximately 10 lbs and unload products to stock shelves
Ability to maintain confidentiality in a health care environment.
Regular weekly or bi-weekly attendance is required.

Role is suitable for: 
Additional Information: 

The Service League offers opportunities to be involved in a variety of volunteer roles in the hospital and to be part of a social organization. Meetings are held monthly and provide an opportunity to meet new people in your community. A satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal record report must be obtained. Volunteer Resources staff will assist to complete the application form. An influenza vaccine is required between December 1 - March 31 each year.

How to apply:
Contact person: 
Sue Mills
Contact phone: 
604-795-4141 x612909
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Community Development & Housing
Health, Social Services
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
1 Oct 2017 to 1 Oct 2018
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Chilliwack General Hospital
45600 Menholm Rd.
Gift Shop
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1P7