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Reception Desk Volunteer

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Reception Desk Volunteer
Date Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019
Organization Name: Dufferin County Museum & Archives
Organization Contact: Pamela Woolner
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Benefits

• Opportunity to gain experience and knowledge about Dufferin County
• Participate in an interesting activity while contributing to the local community
• Helping to support the MoD in preserving our heritage
• Improve or gain interpersonal and computer skills
• Working with and meet great people
Type of Organization: Arts and Culture
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Duties and Responsibilities:
Our reception desk volunteers are responsible for the following:

• Opening and closing the reception area and main floor of the museum
• Welcoming visitors to the MoD and answering their questions
• Selling admissions tickets, event tickets, gift shop material and hunting permits
• Answering all incoming reception desk calls
• Reception related health and safety
• Being a part of a team that ensures visitors have a positive memorable experience at the MoD
Sample Tasks: Selling event tickets, answering questions, selling memberships and entering the data, tracking attendance, restocking gift shop shelves
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Shelburne and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Areas of Interest:
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Administrative / Office Work / Business / Accounting Services
  • Culture / Heritage / Museum
Skills / Experience: Skills and Qualifications:

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Reliability
• A friendly and welcoming demeanor
• Ability and willingness to learn new computer programs and procedures
• Familiarity with a basic printer and photocopier
• Ability to problem solve and multi-task
• Working knowledge of WORD and EXCEL

The following skills would be an asset but are not required:

• Knowledge of Dufferin County and the areas surrounding the MoD
• Working knowledge of OUTLOOK
• Previous experience with a point of sale system and/or credit card payment system
• Retail experience
• Understanding of Museum operations
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