Volunteer Receptionist: Shared Front Reception

(CNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office)

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Position ID: V-BAR0027 Last Modified: 04 Sep 2018 Last Full Update: 15 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactKatherine Scully, Program Assistant, CNIB Barrie; Phone: 705-728-3352 ext 5291; Email: katherine.scully@cnib.ca
DutiesDuties will depend on each agencies’ current projects and priorities but may include the following: 
1. In a friendly manner, greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate agency. Answer questions regarding all four agencies. Call appropriate agency to announce visitors. 
2. Direct couriers with packages to the appropriate agency. When appropriate, receive and sign packages from couriers and bring packages back to the appropriate staff. 
3. Sort incoming mail according to each agency and deliver to each agency. Assist with outgoing mail: ensure mail is picked up when postman delivers mail. 
4. Maintain the levels of brochures in reception area displays. Restock from reception storage. Notify appropriate agency when more stock is needed. Maintain bulletin boards in reception area. 
5. Maintain the general tidiness of the waiting area, including the children’s area. Wipe children’s toys on a regular basis. 
6. Inform appropriate staff when front desk supplies are low so supplies can be replenished. 
7. Review communications log each day. Make entries to the communications log, as needed. 
8. Inform visitors of ShopCNIB store days and hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) if they inquire about the CNIB store. 
9. Keep an eye out for disoriented visitors outside. People are often confused by what door to come in and may need guidance. Assist them when possible. 
10. Respond to questions regarding room bookings. 
11. Assist staff with set up of shared meeting spaces as required. 
12. Assist staff with opening and closing of the building.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestGuide / Greeter ; Office Administration ; Reception Support ; Social Interaction ; Support for Visual Impairments ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthOne day or one half day per week between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, depending on availability of the volunteer.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesMonday: (8:30 am-4:30 pm) 
Tuesday: (8:30 am-4:30 pm) 
Wednesday: (8:30 am-4:30 pm) 
Thursday: (8:30 am-4:30 pm) 
Friday: (8:30 am-4:30 pm) 
Saturday: (8:30 am-4:30 pm) 
Sunday: (8:30 am-4:30 pm) 
Hours are based on the availability of the volunteer
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location20 Anne Street South
Number of PositionsBarrie: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline31 Aug 2018
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office
Office Phone705-728-3352
Toll Free Phone1-800-563-0887 * CNIB National office 1-800-563-2642
Address & Map
20 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
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