Gift Shop Clerk

(Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Volunteer Resources, Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Atrium Bldg)

Position ID: V-MID0739
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 08 Feb 2024

Opportunity Details: Gift Shop Clerk


Please email Diane Desroches and an application will be forwarded to you at that time.

Contact Diane Desroches, Talent & Volunteer Services Coordinator, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care; Phone: 705-549-3181; Email:

Gift Shop Clerk (Volunteer)

To provide friendly support and service to customers, patients, visitors and staff visiting the hospital Gift Shop. Proceeds from the gift shop help raise funds for hospital patient programs. This position is a great opportunity to work in a fun healthcare team environment.


  • Greet and assist customers, patients, visitors and staff
  • Support, listen and interact with customers visiting the shop
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Operate cash register (credit card, debit, cash sales)
  • Balance the cash at the end of the shift
  • Stock shelves, organize and tidy shop
  • Pricing of inventory
  • Adhere to Waypoint policies and procedures


  • Basic understanding and attentiveness to mental illness
  • Interested in and enjoys relating to people
  • Confiential
  • Flexible, friendly, patient and optimistic
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Friendly, self-motivated and outgoing
  • Reliable, punctual and able to work independently or in a team
  • Able to follow detailed directions and procedures
  • Courteous, mature, empathetic and the ability to suspend judgment
  • Respect for cultural, racial, and religious diversity
  • Cash-handling experience

Training: on the job training, general orientation and on-going annual participation in mandatory education.

Gift Shop is open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; Easy access to elevator
Number of Positions Penetanguishene: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Police Check Required
Start Date On or after 22 Jan 2024

Agency Details: Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Volunteer Resources, Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Atrium Bldg

Office Phone 705-549-3181 ; 1-877-341-4729, Toll Free
Fax 705-549-3446
Address & Map
Atrium Building, 500 Church St
Penetanguishene, ON
Canada L9M 1G3
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Mailing Address Atrium Building, 500 Church St 
Penetanguishene, ON 
Canada L9M 1G3