Handyman/Handywoman

Opportunity ID: 1363

Organization Details
Organization Name: Thrive Thrift Shop
Address: 555 Spence Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2R9
Website: http://www.thrivecommunitysupportcircle.com/
Organizational Description: Established as a community project and social service of Thrive aims to empower families and individuals by providing volunteer opportunities where individuals can learn employment, social and life skills and gain work experience! We work with newcomers, individuals overcoming mental health crisis as well as volunteers from various programs including disability programs,work experience programs, the Fine Options program, and volunteers doing court-mandated community service.

Volunteers gain employment references, fulfill mandated court orders, obtain volunteer reward benefits from EIA, interact with the community and so much more. Our awesome volunteers help to support community needs and by doing this we can offer a valuable service by providing affordable clothing, toys, linens & household items. All of the proceeds benefit the programs at the Resource Centre.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Provide friendly and courteous customer service, being attentive to customers at all times.
- Tidy shelves in store and warehouse, dusting as needed.
- Lift/carry boxes in warehouse (no heavier than 40 lbs.)
- Hang pictures, hooks
- Sweep or vacuum as necessary.
- Clean/wash donations
- Take out garbage.
- Fix small furniture
- Other light maintenance duties.
Skills Required: - Reliability in coming for scheduled shifts.
- Excited about working with people who are from diverse backgrounds and circumstances.
- A friendly and helpful attitude.
- The ability to work in a busy environment.
- Able to work well independently, with minimal supervision.
- Able to work well as part of a team.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Shifts are typically full day (9:30-4:00) or half days (9:30-1:00 or 12:00-4:00) but we are flexible. All available shifts are on weekdays.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
10% discount on store items
How to Apply: Email: thrivethriftshop@thrivewpg.com
Phone: 204-783-9281
In Person
Closing Date: Feb 28, 2019
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