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We are looking for individuals who can commit to one 4-hour shift per week, either 8:30am - 12:30pm or 12:30pm - 4:30pm. 


Edmonton, Calgary

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Position Description

The reception position aims to support our CNIB staff by acting as the first point of contact for those coming into the CNIB office. They provide a friendly and welcoming face for clients and supporters coming into the office. You will be responsible for greeting clients, answering phones, and providing general administrative support. 

Benefit of position
  • Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted: Providing that first point for contact for anyone seeking to use CNIB services.
  • Develop or enhance experience and skills in administration, reception, clerical, and interpersonal areas.
  • Be part of a dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer team working to further CNIB’s mission.
  • Reference or confirmation of hours upon request, after 3 months successful participation as a volunteer.
Qualities, Skills and Training
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take direction and work independently
  • Ability to learn switchboard and phone system
  • Friendly and positive personality
  • Comfortable working with individuals with vision loss
  • General knowledge about CNIB and its services
  • Asset: administration or reception experience.
  • Training provided by: Coordinator, Administrative Services
Position Commitment
Long Term
Application and contact information

You can apply to volunteer for CNIB by filling out our online volunteer application or by contacting volunteer.ab@cnib.ca for more information. 

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