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Front Desk Volunteer(Barrie, ON)


  • WHERE
    Ottawa, ON

DESCRIPTION

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 Front Desk Volunteers for the Community Health and Wellness Department. This position will report to the Community Support Services Coordinators.

Key Responsibilities:

-Process general phone and walk-in inquiries

-Provide program information to clients and/or transfer them to appropriate program staff

-Respond to volunteer recruitment inquiries i.e. application forms, program info, etc.

-Referral capabilities to other community agencies

-General office duties such as telephoning, faxing, shredding, photocopying, filing, distributing mail to various departments within the office

-Complete all training as required

-Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:

Skills and Abilities:

-Excellent customer service and communication skills

-Reliability

-Punctuality

-Intermediate knowledge of MS Word, MS Outlook and internet is required

-Ability to learn and adapt to Red Cross specific software platforms

Screening Process:

Volunteer Application

-Interview
-Satisfactory Canadian criminal record reference check

Time Commitment:

-Minimum 4 hours per week (currently recruiting for volunteers who can work on Tuesdays 8:30-12:30pm or 12:30-4:30pm shift)

-Minimum 6 month commitment

Benefits/Opportunities:

-An opportunity to develop customer service and office skills

-Personal satisfaction

Interested applicants, please head to our website: https://www.redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now/front-desk-volunteer-1.

Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.


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Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.