Volunteer - Receptionist
(Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line)
|Contact||Adrienne Thorp, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society; Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||The Receptionist is the front-line person representing and providing the first impression of our organization to the public. This role is integral to the smooth running of our shelter. |
This role requires a high-level of enthusiasm, hospitality, and a passion for getting things done.
The GTHS Receptionist greets and welcomes the public as they arrive at the shelter. The Receptionist will also process purchases, accept donations, answer the telephone, take messages and answer questions as needed.
GTHS is full of activity, with a vibrant and energetic team. We are looking for someone who has an outgoing personality, with multi-tasking skills.
• Providing guidance and paperwork to customers who are using our services (adoption, stray walk in, surrenders, donations, etc.)
• Supporting the coordination, administration and execution of adoptions.
• Day to day inventory of Shelter merchandise including branded materials and animal food, and report to supervisor to ensure supplies are stocked at all times
• Monitor the GTHS info email inbox and respond to inquiries or escalate as required
• Create and execute a welcoming experience for guests who visit our shelter
• Cash management including daily cash reconciliation
• Follow shelter procedures e.g Walk-Ins, Phone, Email
|More Info Link||www.gths.ca/volunteer|
|Benefits||Free parking, volunteer discounts, participating in a great team environment and supporting the valuable work the GTHS does to care for unwanted, neglected, abandoned and abused cats and dogs, and to find them a forever home.|
|Clients||Interaction will be with members of the public visiting the shelter (including children, potential adopters or people surrendering an animal), as well as with GTHS volunteers and staff.|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals|
|Areas of Interest||Animal Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Guide / Greeter ; Office Administration ; Reception Support ; Telephone Communication|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work|
|Commitment Length||A minimum of 6 months' commitment is requested.|
|Interaction Level||Solitary ; The Receptionist would work alone, however, will have a lot of interaction with the public, as well as GTHS volunteers and staff.|
|Minimum Hours||18 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am-4 pm) |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am-4 pm)
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am-4 pm)
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am-4 pm)
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am-4 pm)
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am-4 pm)
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon (10 am-4 pm)
We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to be on Reception 3 days a week: 10am–4pm. Total hours: 18 hours per week. Days of the week to be discussed.
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door|
|Location||549 Tenth Line, Collingwood L9Y 0W1|
|Number of Positions||Simcoe County: 1 individual(s) |
1 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going|
|Transportation||Driver License required ; Car required|
|Start Date||On or after 28 Aug 2018|
|[ More Agency Info | Other Opportunities | Suggest New Opportunity ]|
|Organization Name||Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line|
|Toll Free Phone||24 hr reporting animal abuse or neglect Ontario wide: 310-7722 * 310-SPCA|
|Address & Map|
549 10th Line
Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W1
View Google Map