Volunteer Store Assistant

Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Ten Thousand Villages - Danforth
  • Retail
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Ontario - Toronto

Ten Thousand Villages creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships. We have partnerships in 26 countries with 66 groups empowering over20,000 individual artisans.

Position Description:
The primary role of the Volunteer Store Assistant is to provide customers with a unique shopping experience by delivering excellent customer service in a fair trade, retail environment.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Deliver excellent customer service:
o Greet, welcome customers.
o Assist customers in finding gifts or products for personal use.
o Learn product features and artisan information and share with customers.
o Share the mission of Ten Thousand Villages.
o Hand out promotional material with purchases.
o Answer telephone in a friendly manner.
o Efficiently package purchases.
 Assist the Store Manager with the following:
o Restock and assist to count inventory, when time permits.
o Keep the store neat, clean and attractive to customers, including dusting.
o Assist with weekly store orders.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to toronto.danforth@villages.ca. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us.