Retail Sales Volunteer - RaY Level Up! Gift and Thrift

Organization Details
Organization Name: Resource Assistance for Youth
Address: 125 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B5
Organizational Description: Resource Assistance for Youth, Inc. (RaY) is a non-profit street-level agency working with street-entrenched and homeless youth up to the age of 29. RaY is non-judgmental and non-partisan, employing a harm reduction approach to all interactions with youth in need.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Greet customers and assist them in finding items within the store.
Generate sales.
Advise customers on the use and care of merchandise, and provide advice concerning specialized products or services.
Participate in merchandising and promotional activities.
Maintain a high level of customer service.
Prepare merchandise for purchase
Assist with setting up merchandise displays.
Inventory counts
Become familiar with digital inventory recordkeeping
Ensure accuracy in all transactions, inventory, and procedures.
Participate in all manner of store maintenance.
Maintain a high level of product and service knowledge.
Maintain a professional appearance, demeanour, and attitude at all times.
Work in partnership with the Social Enterprise and Employment Coordinator and the Retail Coordinator
Work alongside and mentor Ray Level Up! Youth employees who are gaining work experience and building retail-related skills.
Performs other duties as required.
Skills Required: Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
Motivated and creative team player.
Experience in retail sales preferred.
Strong knowledge of retail sales principles, methods, practices, and techniques.
Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills.
Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers.
Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills.
Excellent listening skills.
Strong written communication skills.
Self-motivation, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
High level of integrity and work ethic.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Training in all aspects of retail (customer service, stocking and inventory control, pricing,
sorting, staging, opening and closing procedures, operating the cash register and assisting the Retail Coordinator.
Providing a high level of mentorship to youth employees from the RaY Level Up! program.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
RaY Level Up! Gift and Thrift - 415 Graham Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Aug 29, 2019
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