Bookstore Volunteers - Orléans - Encore Orleans
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Retail
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Public/Society Benefit
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: October 10, 2023
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Description

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About the position:

We are looking for French-speaking volunteers in the Encore Orleans Bookstore location at 1705 Orléans Road Ottawa. This role includes serving customers, stocking shelves, and sorting books. Shifts are usually four hours and we ask for a minimum once per week commitment.

What we are looking for:
– team player
– attention to detail
– highly organized
– strong french skills
– independent worker
– knowledge of different book genres/interest in literature
– ability to lift and move 20 lbs

About us:

The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) manages five bookstores, more than 20 self-serve bookshelves, a central Distribution Facility in Nepean, specialty monthly sales, and an online used bookstore, kindreads.com. We are a volunteer-driven organization that, since its inception in 2003, has donated more than $4.2 million dollars to support Ottawa Public Library initiatives and programs. We contribute to creating vibrant Ottawa communities through our advocacy and outreach efforts. Learn. more from our website: https://www.fopla-aabpo.ca/.

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À propos du poste :

Nous sommes à la recherche de bénévoles francophones pour la librairie Encore Orléans, située au 1705, chemin Orléans, à Ottawa. Ce rôle consiste à servir les clients, à ranger les étagères et à trier les livres. Les quarts de travail sont généralement de quatre heures et nous demandons un engagement minimum d’une fois par semaine.

Ce que nous recherchons
– esprit d’équipe
– Souci du détail
– très bien organisé
– de bonnes compétences en français
– travailleur indépendant
– connaissance de différents genres de livres/intérêt pour la littérature
– capacité à soulever et à déplacer 20 livres

À propos de nous :

Les Amis de l’Association de la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa (FOPLA) gèrent cinq librairies, plus de 20 étagères en libre-service, un centre de distribution à Nepean, des ventes mensuelles spécialisées et une librairie d’occasion en ligne, kindreads.com. Nous sommes un organisme dirigé par des bénévoles qui, depuis sa création en 2003, a donné plus de 4,2 millions de dollars pour soutenir les initiatives et les programmes de la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa. Nous contribuons à créer des communautés dynamiques à Ottawa grâce à nos efforts de promotion et de sensibilisation. Pour en savoir plus, consultez notre site Web : https://www.fopla-aabpo.ca/.

How will the organization benefit?
Being part of Highly committed and interesting team of people who want to support the library Being able to help achieve important donations to OPL programs - $160,000 was donated from sales this year to OPL Promoting literacy and providing advocacy support to groups in our community Discounted book purchases - 40% online 10% in store
Volunteer location:
Encore Orleans 1705 Orléans Road Ottawa ON K1C 4W2

Contact

Amy Stewart
@Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Retail

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