Sales Associate

Organization Details
Organization Name: Made Here For You
Address: L14 - 1 Lombard Place
Winnipeg MB  R3B 0X3
Website: https://madehereforyou.com/madehere
Organizational Description: Made Here For You is a boutique retail shop created out of a passion for supporting local businesses and local children's charities.

Made Here features products from more than 100 local makers and artisans, with a portion of all proceeds raised going toward children's charities in Manitoba. We've chosen to focus on four local, youth-based charities each year, and have set an ambitious goal to raise $20,000 in our first year.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: As a volunteer sales associate, you will undertake basic retail sales duties including (but not limited to) assisting customers, processing customer transactions, pricing products, stocking shelves, folding clothes, light to moderate cleaning (primarily sweeping, dusting, and wiping shelves), basic merchandising, and occasionally checking goods delivered against manifests.

This is a supervised position, though there may be short periods when you will be left alone in the store.
Skills Required: We're looking for outgoing and friendly people who are passionate about this great province and who love locally-produced products. A knowledge of local/Manitoba makers and/or markets (i.e. etsy, third + bird) is desirable, as are basic computer skills (web navigation, word processing, spreadsheets).

Fluency in English is required. Other languages are desirable, especially French.

Though previous sales, retail, or customer service experience is a plus, it is not mandatory. Training will be provided.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Retail Sales
- Cash handling
- Merchandising
- Customer Service
- Locally-sourced procurement
- Basic inventory/warehousing
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
The shop is open Tuesday to Fridays, 11 am - 4 pm. Expectations for shifts are generally 2-3 hours during the time the store is open. Opportunity exists to volunteer as little or as often as you are able and willing to.
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
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: madehere@vantagestudios.ca
Closing Date: Oct 1, 2019
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