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Thrift Shop Store Ambassador

8818 118 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, T5B 0T4 [map]
4 hours / weekly
3 consecutive months
Bissell Centre Thrift Shop empowers people to reach their full potential and participate equally in our community. Each purchase at the Thrift Shop goes to providing life saving supports at our Community Space and Respite Child Care.

Store Ambassadors will greet customers and help with shopping. They support team members on the floor by hanging clothing, tidying, and setting out donations in the front of the store.

Volunteers will be asked to
• Deliver exceptional customer service, warmly greet customers, help customers in the front of the store with their needs
• Maintain tidiness of the sales floor area 
• Hang and/or fold goods
• Ensure that clothing and household goods are placed in the appropriate areas as directed by the supervisor or manager 
•Work a minimum of two shifts per month and commit to three consecutive months of volunteering

•Over the age of 18
•Comfortable being positioned at the front of the store
•Good personal hygiene
•Capable of working independently and as part of a team
•Ability to move, lift, and carry items ranging from 50 – 100 lbs using appropriate equipment
•Physically fit, and able to stand and walk for several hours at a time
•Ability to bend, stoop, and crouch
• Able to work in a warehouse environment, with varying temperatures and frequent exposure to dust, pet hair, smoke and other potential allergens.

Available Shifts
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday to Saturday
December 7th 2020 and onward (Minimum Three Months)

Screening Measures
• Complete Application Form
• Phone Interview 
• Reference Check
• Police Information Check
• Volunteer Waiver
• Review and agreement to organization policies and procedures 

COVID-19 Considerations -Volunteers will:
• be asked health screening questions when they arrive for their shift 
• have their temperature taken
• be asked to sanitize their hands upon arrival
• maintain a physical distance of 6 feet (2 meters) from others 
• will be provided with a mask and gloves to wear during their shift

Apply by emailing your resume to volunteer@bissellcentre.org with the subject line "Thrift Store Ambassador"

Interviews for selected candidates will take place on December 3rd, 2020
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Resume
  • Accessible by public transit