Wardrobe Consultant / Conseiller en garde-robe
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Volunteer Types: Mentoring, Others, Retail
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Disabilities, LGBTQIA2+, Women
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: February 28, 2023
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Description

URGENTLY RECRUITING FOR THIS POSITION SPECIFICALLY: if you are interested in other volunteering opportunities with #DFSOttawa, please use our volunteer interest form at ottawa.dressforsuccess.org/volunteer-application to notify us.

Are you passionate about fashion? Do you know how to dress to impress? Do you want to contribute to the career path of women and gender nonconforming individuals by helping them find the right outfits? Wardrobe Consultants personally help every client they work with find the clothes they need for their current career goals. They will also be called upon to perform other boutique duties, such as sorting and steaming clothes, orientation phone calls, or light administrative support.

The requirements for Wardrobe Consultants are as follows:
Available for a minimum of 2 in-person shifts of 2+ hours on the following days/times (Tues-Fri 9:30-11:45am, 11:30-1:45pm, 1:30-3:45pm, 5:15-7:30pm or Saturdays 9:30-11:45am, 11:30-1:45pm, 1:30-3:45pm)
Obtaining a level 2 criminal record check (criminal-judicial)
Ability to travel to the downtown core
* Ability to work with clients in both official languages ​​is an asset

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
By choosing to volunteer with Dress for Success Ottawa, you will have the opportunity to develop your fashion skills, while contributing significantly to the financial independence of women and gender nonconforming individuals in your community. -- En choisissant de faire du bénévolat avec Dress for Success Ottawa, vous aurez l'opportunité de développer vos compétences en mode, tout en contribuant de manière significative à l'indépendance financière des femmes et des personnes non conformes au genre de votre communauté.
How will the organization benefit?
The activities carried out by the Wardrobe Consultants directly contribute to the success of the organization, as well as to the accomplishment of its mission. By helping women and gender nonconforming individuals find appropriate work clothes, they are more likely to find work and thus be financially independent. -- Les activités réalisées par les Conseillers en garde-robe contribuent directement au succès de l’organisation, de même qu'à l'accomplissement de sa mission. En aidant les femmes des personnes non conformes au genre à trouver des tenues professionnelles adéquates, elles ont plus de chance de trouver du travail et ainsi d'être financièrement indépendantes.
Volunteer location:
200 Catherine St., Ottawa, ON, K2P 2K9

Contact

Andrea Fields
@Dress for Success Ottawa
613-277-0111
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 15
Good for people interested in: Mentoring, Others, Retail
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Public transportation available
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