Bookmark Used Books Volunteer

(Gateway Centre for Learning)

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Position ID: V-MID0363 Last Modified: 28 Nov 2019 Last Full Update: 28 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather Keery, Bookmark Used Books Manager, Gateway Centre for Learning; Phone: 705-527-1522; Fax: 705-527-0693; Email: volunteer@gatewaycentreforlearning.ca
Duties- 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
More Info Linkwww.gatewaycentreforlearning.ca/bookmark
BenefitsBookmark 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.
ClientsThe general public.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Guide / Greeter ; Program Coordination / Support ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & 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 LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am - 4 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am - 4 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am - 4 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am - 4 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am - 4 pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am - 4 pm) 
 
After Thanksgiving through to the Easter weekend, Saturdays are 12 to 4 pm.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationMidland, ON
Number of PositionsMidland: 20 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
The Bookstore is located in Midland.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameGateway Centre for Learning
Office Phone705-527-1522
Fax705-527-0693
E-Mailadmin@gatewaycentreforlearning.ca
Websitewww.gatewaycentreforlearning.ca
Address & Map
488 Dominion Ave
Midland, ON L4R 1P6