Receiver
Mission Thrift Store Orleans
Volunteer Types: Retail
Organization types: Disabilities, Education, Human Rights and Civil Liberties, International Relief/Development/Peace, LGBTQIA2+, Volunteer Centres/Bureaux, Women
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: December 6, 2023
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Description

We are looking for an experienced Receiver to champion the receiving department! The Receiver is a customer facing position with a primary focus on the receiving, inspection and staging of donated goods. You will be working both inside the warehouse and outdoors, accepting donations, sorting through items, and ensuring proper flow of items to the warehouse support staff. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, great work ethic and a passion for our purpose here at Mission Thrift Store.

Qualifications :
• Physically able: positions required long-periods of standing and occasional heavy lifting
• Operates with a high regard for the safety of themselves and others
• Strong organization and prioritizing skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills – you are a great communicator and enjoy working as a team!
• Professionalism and respect
• Displays a high level of trustworthiness and integrity
• Can create and maintain a safe and tidy working environment
• Previous experience in Receiving is an asset
• Experience with non-profit/voluntary sector is an asset

Working Conditions
• Physical demands include standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, climbing, pushing and pulling
for a prolonged period of time.
• Ability to lift 20-70 pounds on a regular basis

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Mission Thrift Store is an equal opportunity employer, committed to employment equity. We value diversity and invite all qualified candidates to apply. Gain great experience with other volunteers in a retail environment as well as a chance to give back to the local community as well as across the world,
How will the organization benefit?
Permit to sort more donations for the benefit of selling more items that will impact the local community as well as those across the world.
Volunteer location:
1777 10th Line Rd

Contact

Dylan Armstrong
@Mission Thrift Store Orleans
613-837-8333
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Retail
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), Disadvantaged, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Women, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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