Thrift Shop Shoe Organizer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Thrive Thrift Shop
Address: 555 Spence Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2R9
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: Organize shoes in store including men's, women's and children's shoe areas.

- Making sure that shoes are clean
- Pricing shoes
- Displaying shoes in attractive way
- Organizing off season shoes in warehouse
- Provide friendly and courteous customer service, being attentive to customers at all times. Answering customer questions or taking messages for the Coordinator.
- Promote sales.
- Tidy shoe racks and shelves, arranging merchandise attractively and dusting as needed.
Skills Required: - Must be able to fulfill minimum time commitment of at least one shift per week (2 hour minimum).
- 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: Retail skills, customer service, cash register experience, experience working in the inner-city, experience working with a diverse group of people (both customers and coworkers).
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Minimum two shifts per month. Shifts are typically full day (9:30-4:00) or half days (9:30-1:00 or 12:00-4:00) but we can work around preferred schedule. 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
Discount on store items
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-783-9281
In Person
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2019
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