Bookmark Used Books Volunteer

(Gateway Centre for Learning)

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Position ID: V-MID0363 Last Modified: 09 Jun 2019 Last Full Update: 16 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactDonna Pitter, Volunteer Coordinator, Gateway Centre for Learning; Phone: 705-527-1522; Fax: 705-527-0693; Email:
DutiesGreet customers, conduct sales transactions, receive book donations, sort through books, stock shelves, work with inventory system adding and removing books.
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BenefitsWhen you volunteer with us, you will receive personal satisfaction and the knowledge that you have helped someone improve their skills with your efforts. All proceeds from the Bookstore are used for programming with learners. You will, in addition, help us achieve our mission, which is to teach reading, writing, math and computer skills to those wishing to upgrade through one on one tutoring and in small groups run by professional staff and volunteers.
ClientsThe general public.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
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)
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
Location488 Dominion Ave
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
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Organization NameGateway Centre for Learning
Office Phone705-527-1522
Address & Map
488 Dominion Ave
Midland, ON L4R 1P6