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Retail Volunteer

New Hamburg Thrift Centre

Mennonite Central Committee Ontario (MCC)

   About the Position

Impact Statement
By volunteering in a thrift shop you assist in the process of "Reducing, Reusing, Recycling" AND help to raise valuable resources for peace and justice programs in Canada and around the world. You may only be one person, but be one person who makes a difference by volunteering with us!

MCC’s Thrift shops take gently used clothing, housewares, and furniture and turn it into cash to support Mennonite Central Committee programs.

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God's love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice.

New Hamburg Thrift Centre has volunteer opportunities in the following position:

Retail Floor: volunteers are needed to stock shelves and assist customers in their shopping
-Assist customers on the sales floor and display counters
-Be familiar with the shop prices and products
-Empty out the change rooms
-Straighten merchandise on racks and shelving
-Dusting when/where needed
-Stock shelves in the shop with priced items
-Explain shop operations and how MCC uses the money raised
-Additional tasks as needed

Ability to work as part of a team with a healthy balance of patience and energy required.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 14+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: In-house training and job shadowing provided, at no cost to volunteer
Working Conditions: Volunteers are working in a fast-paced team setting, interacting with diverse customers and other volunteers. Positions may require standing, freedom of movement and some moderate lifting.
Accessibility: Accessible work space

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
3 or 4 hour shifts every other Friday afternoon

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Fund Development, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Customer Service, Verbal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Creative Thinking, Respect
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
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Mark Patfield
41 Heritage Drive New Hamburg, N3A 2J3
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo

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