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CNIB

Reception and Shop Assistant

Location
Abbotsford, BC
Details
Volunteer
A month ago
Position description:

CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

In this role, volunteers will provide community-based support by assisting with reception and shop duties at our CNIB Fraser Valley office (7-2630 Bourquin Cres West, Abbotsford BC)

Duties will depend on local projects and priorities but may include:
- Welcome and direct people coming into the office
- Answer phone and redirect calls
- When a caller or visitor needs more information, support, service, or counseling than you are able to give, refer them to staff
- Assist with Shop sales and processing
- Other duties as required

We are looking for volunteers to cover morning and afternoon shifts on weekdays (9am - 12pm and 1-4:30pm). We ask for a minimum 6-month commitment to this role.

Qualifications:

Excellent phone manner and customer service skills. Reliable, organized and able to work with minimal supervision.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite would be an asset.

Prior experience in a reception role is an asset, but not required. Training will be provided.

Volunteer skills:

Administration

Administration (Other)

Cashier, Sales, Merchandising

Data entry

Program, Office Assistance

Reception, Customer Service

Social

Role is suitable for:

Student

Adult

Senior

People with physical disabilities

Additional Information:

Be part of a dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer team working to further CNIB's mission.
A reference letter can be provided upon volunteering for a minimum of 3 months. Criminal Record check and reference checks are required for this role.

How to apply:

Please apply at https://cnib.ca/en/form/volunteer-application?region=bc

Contact person:

Alyasha Reid

Contact phone:

604-746-1192 x6076

Contact e-mail:

alyasha.reid@cnib.ca

Volunteer Centre:

Vancouver

Cause Tags:

Disability Services

Category
Community and Social Services