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Retail Volunteer

Thrift On Kent

Mennonite Central Committee Ontario (MCC)

   About the Position

Impact Statement
COVID-19 Volunteers continue to make an impact in the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our community and world through MCC. MCC Circle of Friends and Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) programs are working at creative ways to continue to socially connect and support isolated and vulnerable populations while physically distancing. Also, our Material Resource Volunteers continue to pack valuable hygiene kits to meet local and international needs for vulnerable people.
As one of our donors stated "The world needs MCC now more then ever."

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 speak second language an asset (Spanish & Arabic primarily)

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

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 14+
COVID-19 Vactionation Required: Yes

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: In-house training and job shadowing provided, at no cost to volunteer
Working Conditions: Volunteers are working in team setting, interacting with diverse customers and other volunteers. Positions may require standing, freedom of movement and some moderate lifting.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Creative Thinking, Stewardship, Sensitivity, Flexibility
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Jodi VanNoord
519-886-6226 Ext. 279
50 Kent Avenue Kitchener, N2G 3R1

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