Second Chance Store Volunteer

(Bethesda House, Bowmanville Mail Address, Shelter and Community Outreach Services)

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Position ID: V-OSH0848
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 19 Oct 2023

Opportunity Details: Second Chance Store Volunteer

Contact Heila Pitter, Volunteer, Store and Donations Manager (Interim), Bethesda House; Phone: 905-697-3700 ext 301; Fax: 905-623-6054; Email:

Assist shoppers purchase new and gently-used womens, mens and childrens clothing * ensure tidiness of store * set up and take down displays * handle cash * sort clothing donations * promote, be able to talk to customers about Bethesda House

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Benefits All proceeds from Second Chance benefit Bethesda House’s emergency shelter and outreach programs for women, children, and their pets fleeing gender-based violence and abuse.
Clients Second Chance customers
Ages 14 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Groups ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of Interest Customer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work ; Experience is not a prerequisite
Commitment Length Long Term ; Length of commitment is flexible
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Dates and Times Tuesday: (10 am-4 pm) 
Wednesday: (10 am-4 pm) 
Thursday: (10 am-4 pm) 
Friday: (10 am-4 pm) 
Saturday: (10 am-3 pm) 
3 hour shifts each week day, 10 am- 1pm and 1 pm-4 pm * Saturday 10 am-3 pm
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Partially Accessible - Municipal street parking and street level entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location 25 King St. West, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 1R2
Number of Positions Bowmanville 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Mandatory (MCSS) Vulnerable Sector police check for those 18+ * to apply download application from web site

Agency Details: Bethesda House, Bowmanville Mail Address, Shelter and Community Outreach Services

Office Phone 905-623-6045 ext 206, Administration
Toll Free Phone 1-800-338-3397, 24-hour Support Line
Address & Map
Bowmanville, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 82 
Bowmanville, ON 
Canada L1C 3K8

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