Bookmark Used Books Volunteer

(Gateway Centre for Learning)

Position ID: V-MID0363
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2022
Last Full Update: 24 Feb 2022

Opportunity Details: Bookmark Used Books Volunteer

Contact Kaylynn Tighe, Member Services Coordinator, Gateway Centre for Learning; Phone: 705-527-1522; Email:
  • Provide outstanding customer service in a welcoming, clean environment
  • Receive and process book donations
  • Organize inventory, stock shelves and highlight in-store promotions
  • Answer public enquiries, and help customers find the titles they are seeking
  • Welcome new team members and assist in training provided
  • Use the communications log and other tools effectively
  • Follow organization policies and procedures
  • Complete activities assigned
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    Benefits Bookmark Used Books is a social enterprise supporting Gateway Centre for Learning and its vital literacy programs in North Simcoe. The volunteer run bookstore raises thousands of dollars each year by selling used books.
    Clients The general public.
    Ages 16 year(s) and up
    Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
    Areas of Interest Customer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Guide / Greeter ; Program Coordination / Support ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
    Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Training provided, experience working with the public, handling money and computer skills an asset.
    Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
    Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
    Minimum Hours 3 / Week
    Accessibility Fully Accessible
    Location Midland
    Number of Positions Midland: 20 individual(s) 
    20 individual(s) needed in total.
    Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
    Transportation Near public transit
    Police Check Required

    Agency Details: Gateway Centre for Learning

    Office Phone 705-527-1522
    Fax 705-527-0693
    Address & Map
    488 Dominion Ave
    Midland, ON
    Canada L4R 1P6
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    Mailing Address 488 Dominion Ave 
    Midland, ON 
    Canada L4R 1P6