Reception & Administrative Support Volunteer

Reception & Administrative Support Volunteer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Canadian Red Cross
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Burnaby

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Reception & Administrative Support volunteer for the Burnaby Lake City Office.  The volunteer is responsible to provide switchboard and reception customer service and is a first point of contact for the office to staff, volunteers, and members of the public. This position will also assist in other administrative duties as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responds to general inquiries; provides information and directs incoming calls through a multiline telephone switchboard to appropriate departments, programs, and other agencies
  • Greets and directs in-office customers, clients, deliveries to appropriate department or program
  • Graciously accepts donations to the Society in person and issues general non-tax receipts
  • Receives and sort incoming mail and packages
  • Assist in the maintenance of office inventory and office equipment
  • Represents the Society in a professional manner being the first point of contact to the public


  • Strong communication skills in English required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to deal with staff, clients, and general public
  • Proficiency in computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent telephone manner and skills required; experience operating a multi-line switchboard an asset
  • Experience working with a diverse population an asset

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