Volunteer Shift Lead
Volunteer Types: Retail
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: December 31, 2023
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Join our team and become a Brand Ambassador! Shift Supervisors are responsible for:
-Implementing strategies to achieve the store’s sales and profit budgets
– Oversee all store operations including: opening and closing procedures, store cleanliness,
re-stocking and merchandising, customer service and supervision of staff, volunteers, and
co-op students.
– Aid in training and coaching other volunteers
– Be familiar with BBBSO programs and be able to speak to the work we do and the impact it
has on our community
– Providing excellent customer service
– Processing purchases at the register
– Adhering to all company policies
– Bilingual an asset but not required

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
- Fun & fast paced - Employee discount 30% - Casual dress code - Experience in retail management with letter of reference - Experience in non-profit sector with a specialization in Social Enterprise - Access to professional development and learning pathways
How will the organization benefit?
Currently Big Brothers Big Sisters are in need of staffing our social enterprise, Thrive Select Thrift. With the aid of volunteers contributing to our day to day processes and ensuring customer service we will be able to generate addtional funds for our programs.
Volunteer location:
Thrive Select Thrift 1547 Merivale Rd.


Hope Wood
@Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa
Ext: 326
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 10
Good for people interested in: Retail
You will be helping with: LGBTQI2+, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Public transportation available
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