Bookstore Volunteers - Main OPL Branch - The Friends' Bookstore
About the position:
In this role you will volunteer in the OPL Main Branch bookstore by 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
– good knowledge of English (French is an asset)
– independent worker
– knowledge of different book genres/interest in literature
– ability to lift and move 20 lbs
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/.
How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
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
Discounted book purchases - 40% online 10% in store
OPL Main Branch 120 Metcalfe Ottawa
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