Volunteer Client Services Member
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Volunteer Types: Transportation of goods
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: May 9, 2024
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Description

The Client Service volunteer walks our clients through showroom and warehouse, assisting them as they choose the items they need for their new homes.
Your would be asked to:
– Assist families choose the furniture they need
-Tag and take note of all items selected
-Receive donations and sort out donations
-Unpack and shelve donations
-Clean furniture and showroom

You would need to have:
-Excellent people skills
-Good communication skills
-Attention to detail
-Positive and friendly attitude with a desire to serve the community
-Ability to be patient with a non-judgmental attitude
-Passion for our mission to help clients establish safe, healthy and dignified homes

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Meaningful Impact: Contribute to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families transitioning into new homes by providing essential furniture and household items. Community Connection: Become part of a supportive and diverse community of volunteers, staff, and clients, fostering connections and relationships. Skill Development: Acquire or enhance valuable skills such as communication, teamwork, organization, and problem-solving, which are transferable to various aspects of life. Cultural Sensitivity: Gain exposure to diverse cultures and backgrounds, fostering an understanding and appreciation for different perspectives. Professional Development: Enhance your resume and professional profile by demonstrating your commitment to community service and social responsibility. Hands-On Experience: Engage in hands-on experiences that allow you to directly see the impact of your efforts, creating a tangible and rewarding volunteering experience. Positive Environment: Be part of a positive and uplifting environment where your contributions are valued, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie. Giving Back: Experience the joy of giving back to the community and helping those in need during transitional periods in their lives. And get a good workout!
How will the organization benefit?
Client Services members are crucial to the work of Furniture Bank, by helping to support clients who come in for furniture.
Volunteer location:
340 Legget Drive, Kanata

Contact

Shemi Adeoye
@Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank
613-591-6681
Ext: 2515
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 7
Good for people interested in: Transportation of goods
You will be helping with: Homeless, Persons new to Canada, Visible minorities or racialized persons

Volunteer Considerations

  • Suitable for community service hours
  • Public transportation available
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