Gift Shop Volunteer
(Lang Pioneer Village Museum)
|Contact||Elizabeth King, Administrative/Volunteer Coordinator, Lang Pioneer Village Museum; Phone: 705-295-6694; Fax: 705-295-6644; Email: EKing@county.peterborough.on.ca|
|Duties||Key Responsibilities: |
• Providing a warm welcome to visitors as they arrive.
• Processing admission fees for visitors.
• Providing information on village and daily activities to visitors.
• Completing retail transactions in the Gift Shop.
• Maintaining orderliness in the Gift Shop.
• Re-stocking shelves when inventory runs low.
|More Info Link||www.langpioneervillage.ca|
|Benefits||•Learn new skills related to retail merchandising and customer service |
•Learn and experience local Canadian history in a peaceful setting surrounded by 19th-century buildings and artifacts.
•Gain work experience in a museum setting.
•Receive free admission for yourself and a guest to Lang Pioneer Village Museum (special events included).
•Receive a 20% discount off all items for sale in Lang Pioneer Village’s gift shop.
•Bring new skills, ideas and enthusiasm to our programs.
•Receive a reciprocal pass (free or reduced admission) to many Ontario museums and attractions.
•Meet new people who share your interest in history or craft.
|Clients||Tourists and families|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Areas of Interest||Culture & Heritage ; Customer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Reception Support ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory|
|Skills/Experience||•Some experience in a retail setting would be an asset. |
•Commitment to excellent customer service.
•A friendly and engaging personality.
•Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
•An interest in merchandising and retail services.
|Commitment Length||The Gift Shop Volunteer will assist in the Gift Shop during hours when the museum is open to the public (May through December). This is a seasonal committment with possibility of renewal each year.|
|Minimum Hours||12 / Month|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
Will schedule to suit volunteer availability within hours of operation.
|Location||Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Keene, ON|
|Number of Positions||Peterborough (County of): 10 individual(s) |
10 individual(s) needed in total.
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|Organization Name||Lang Pioneer Village Museum|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-289-5264|
|Address & Map|
104 Lang Rd
Keene, ON K0L 2G0
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|Mailing Address||c/o County of Peterborough |
470 Water St
Peterborough, ON K9H 3M3