GreenUP Store & Resource Centre Associate

(GreenUP, Peterborough - Aylmer St N, Administration)

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Position ID: V-PET0577 Last Modified: 16 Oct 2015 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactAusma Clappison, GreenUp Store & Resource Centre Co-ordinator, GreenUP; Phone: (Business) 705-745-3238 ext 222; Email:
Duties* Located in downtown Peterborough, the GreenUP Store & Resource Centre is the gateway to GreenUP. Not only does the store provide free resources to the community on issues ranging from composting to water quality, it also sells equipment and products guaranteed to help individuals reduce their environmental footprint. As the face of our organization, the GreenUP Store & Resource Centre is a vital link between GreenUP and the public.  
* The role of the Store & Resource Centre Associate is to support the Store Coordinator in day-to-day operations. Part receptionist, part ambassador, and part sales associate, you’ll be working to ensure that anybody who walks in (or calls!) is helped out in a professional, courteous, and friendly manner. We will provide you with orientation and training to ensure you’re comfortable with our operations before you start.
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Benefits* Volunteering as a Store Associate means you get to know all about how GreenUP works and all the programs we offer in the community: workshops, store products, community programs, special events, and environmental projects. 
* Work alongside volunteers, staff, and community members who are actively engaged in supporting environmental programs in the Peterborough community.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Nature / Environment ; Reception Support ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceYou are friendly and outgoing, radiating positive energy and warmth. You’re trustworthy, able to handle money, and have basic computer skills. You are able to multitask during busy times and can stay motivated during slower times. Oh, and you’re eager to support GreenUP’s mission and programs!
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; We ask Store Associates to commit to a minimum of two shifts per month for 6 months to a year.
Minimum Hours8 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (Four hour sifts) 
Friday: Afternoon (Four hour sifts)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location378 Aylmer St. North, Peterborough.
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Initial interview and reference check (30 minutes). General orientation (1.5 hours), and one-on-one training during volunteer shifts (ongoing).
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsIf you are interested in applying for this position, please fill out an online application form at or contact our Coordinator of Volunteer Resources at
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Organization NameGreenUP, Peterborough - Aylmer St N, Administration
Office Phone705-745-3238
Toll Free Phone1-888-745-3238
Address & Map
378 Aylmer St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 3V8
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