Distribution Centre Manager - Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA)
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Event planning and participation, Fundraising, Information Technology, Library, Retail, Teaching/Tutoring, Transportation of goods
Organization types: Libraries
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2022
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Description

As Manager of the Distribution Centre, you work with a team of volunteers to manage operations related to donations and the sales of:books, CD’s, DVD’s and vinyl records. You manage the inventory of materials for future sales including FOPLA’s e-commerce sales channel, Kind Reads.
You organize and run monthly and special sales.
You are the ongoing contact with fellow FOPLA store managers, James Bartleman Centre city staff, Ottawa Archives room rental, Ottawa Public Library liaison, Material Management and strategic internal and external partners as well as the on premises OPL Health and Safety Inspector.
You manage and schedule volunteers and ensure that health and safety protocol is adhered to.
You recruit, coach and ensure that volunteers receive appropriate training.
If you would like to make a positive impact on your community and support our public library system, this role is for you! We look forward to hearing from you! Although not mandatory, providing a resume or CV will allow us to know more about you and why you would like to join our team.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
You will be part of a very successful operation and will be able to improve existing processes and make new recommendations for revenue generation and new opportunities. You will also have an opportunity to get to know new and like-minded people.
How will the organization benefit?
FOPLA will be able to continue to grow its fundraising for the Ottawa Public Library by expanding and developing its e-commerce initiative.
Volunteer location:
FOPLA Distribution Centre: 100 Tallwood Drive Ottawa, ON K2G 4R7 Canada

Contact

Jade Boudreau
@Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association
613-580-2424
Ext: 14383
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​2-3-weeks

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Event planning and participation, Fundraising, Information Technology, Library, Retail, Teaching/Tutoring, Transportation of goods
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Public transportation available
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