Activities involved
Customer Service
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Resume Letter of interest (optional)
Languages Needed:

None Required. Additional Languages always an asset.

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit

CCBC Shop Assistant

1386 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3R8 [map]
3-6 hours / weekly
Ongoing
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Volunteer with us!
The CCBC Shop & Gallery is a social enterprise program we operate at our Granville Island location. We display and sell juried contemporary craft made by our members in mediums including ceramic, fibre, glass, metal and wood. We rely on a small group of staff and core volunteers to run our social enterprise, and are looking to welcome new volunteers!   Currently, we are looking for people who are interested in volunteering a minimum of one, regularly scheduled shift per week. If you have a passion for craft, love engaging with people, and have been trying to find a way to support artists and contribute to BC's cultural economy then we would love to have you!

We are looking to fill shifts for mondays, tuesdays, and wednesdays. We ask that you be available one of these days for 3 hour volunteering shift. Hours can be flexible, but the ideal times would be 11-2pm.

We provide training in both retail sales and contemporary craft processes, allowing for a holistic learning experience.

Your specific duties would include: 
- Greeting and engaging with visitors at the CCBC. 
- Sharing information about craft and our artists, our gallery space, and CCBC. 
- Use our POS system and debit/credit terminal to process transactions.
- Providing excellent service to customers requesting shipping, special orders, repairs, and referrals to artists
- Performing shop opening and closing routines.
- Assisting with product displays, including regularly rotating stock and the front window display as needed.
- Store & stock maintenance, including jewellery cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, window and glass case cleaning.
Certification or Education Required
No Formal Education Required. 
Desired Qualities include:
-Courteous, helpful and outgoing personality when interacting with others.
-Enjoy working as part of a team and have the ability to take the lead and work independently when required.
-Ability to multi-task, organize, and be flexible.
-Ability to climb stairs, ladders and lift objects.
-Aptitude for learning  new computer programs and systems quickly
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
This is a great opportunity to build sales and customer service skills. Volunteers will learn about day-to-day operations, craft processes used to create products, Point-of-sale system experience, as well as gaining valuable experience answering inquiries and taking messages from the public, businesses, and members/artists in the community.
Activities involved
Customer Service
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Resume Letter of interest (optional)
Languages Needed:

None Required. Additional Languages always an asset.

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit