Second Chance Store Volunteer

(Bethesda House, Shelter and Community Outreach Services)

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Position ID: V-OSH0848 Last Modified: 22 Sep 2020 Last Full Update: 22 Sep 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactHeila Pitter, Volunteer, Store and Donations Manager (Interim), Bethesda House; Phone: 905-697-3700 ext 301 * 289-830-5941; Fax: 905-623-6054; Email:
DutiesAssist 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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BenefitsAll proceeds from Second Chance benefit Bethesda House and services to the women, children and youth in the community who are affected by domestic abuse
ClientsPeople who shop at Second Chance
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (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 InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; 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 LengthLong Term ; Length of commitment is flexible
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: (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
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Municipal street parking and street level entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location25 King St. West, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 1R2
Number of PositionsBowmanville 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsMandatory (MCSS) Vulnerable Sector police check for those 18+ * to apply download application from web site
Agency Details
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Organization NameBethesda House, Shelter and Community Outreach Services
Office Phone905-623-6045 ext 206
Toll Free Phone1-800-338-3397, 24-hour Support Line
Address & Map
Bowmanville, ON
Canada L1C 3K8
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Mailing AddressPO Box 82 
Bowmanville, ON 
Canada L1C 3K8

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