Customer Service Volunteer – The Red Thread Gift Shop Program

Do you love interacting with a diverse group of people and have 4 to 5 hours a week to share? Can you make a one year commitment?

The Red Thread Gift Shop, Foothills Medical Centre, requires energetic volunteers interested in providing compassionate customer service to patients, visitors and staff in a busy, beautifully merchandised retail environment. Through the sales of a variety of merchandise from apparel and gifts to confectionary items and toys, the volunteer powered gift shop provides a significant annual donation to the hospital in support of patient care and comfort.

Role Requirements

  • Experience interacting with the public
  • Comfort with handling cash
  • Able to be on your feet for 4 to 5 hours
  • Enjoys being busy
  • Able to attend a 4 to 5 hour weekly scheduled shift
  • Casual spare list volunteers –able to attend 2 to 3 flexibly scheduled 4 to 5 hour shifts per month

Current Opportunities 

  • Spare Volunteers- needs flexible schedule to be able to pick up shifts, weekday daytime.