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Administrative and Shop Assistant

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Time Details

2-4 hour a week commitment, shift details and information vary at each location


Abbotsford, Kelowna & Victoria offices

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Position Description

Contribute to community-based support by providing administrative and basic shop duty assistance to programs that enable Canadians impacted by blindness to live the lives they choose.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Photocopying, filing, assisting with mailouts and/or faxing
  • Record keeping & data entry
  • Making or receiving phone calls
  • Other duties as required
  • Processing sales in the shop and assisting with product demonstration when needed
Benefit of position
  • Make a difference as part of a dedicated and passionate staff / volunteer team to further CNIB's mission.
  • Appreciation from clients / participants
  • Develop or use existing experience and skills in customer services and administration
  • Reference or confirmation of hours upon request, after 3 months’ successful participation as a volunteer
Qualities, Skills and Training
  • Reliable, organized and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite an asset
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Orientation, including: about CNIB, the people we serve, vision loss, and volunteering at CNIB.
  • Training and screening specific to the position 
  • Minimum 18 years old.
Position Commitment
Long Term
Application and contact information

Contact Program lead, volunteer & community engagement or call 1-800-563-2642 ext. 6103

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