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SEEKING: BOOKSHOP VOLUNTEERS

Posted in Seeking by foemelb on September 1st, 2008

Friends of the Earth Melbourne is currently seeking weekday volunteers for the Bookshop Collective.

*Are you a retiree, part-time worker, unemployed or a student?
*Do you want to help promote environmentally sustainable and ethically made products?
*Do you have experience or are you looking for experience in a retail environment?

We are currently seeking volunteers for Monday – Friday shifts

if interested, stop by the shop to fill out an application at:
312 Smith Street, Collingwood
~or contact~
(03) 9417 4564 bookshop@foe.org.au
(and ask to speak with Sarah or Meagen)

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View Volunteer Ad Poster

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The bookshop is run by volunteers, and there are two volunteer shifts each day:
10am-2pm, and 2pm-6pm Monday to Friday, and 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm on Saturdays.
(currently we are only seeking volunteers for Monday through Friday shifts)

About the Volunteer Position:

In this volunteer position, you will be supporting an internationally known grassroots organization
by selling environmentally sustainable and ethically made products and by providing friendly customer
service to the Melbourne community.

During your 4 hour morning or afternoon shift, duties will include (but are not limited to), operational
activities in the bookshop such as: sorting and displaying stock, housekeeping, some light computer work,
customer service & sales and assisting the food co-op with minor cleaning tasks. Training will be provided.

Skills and Experience:
Required:
Good computer skills (email checking, entering stock, etc.)
Good customer service skills

Desired/Preferred:
Previous retail experience
Knowledge of Friends of the Earth campaigns and collectives

Benefits of Volunteering with Friends of the Earth:
Complimentary organic, vegetarian lunch on the day of your shift
10% bookshop discount
Knowing that you are helping a progressive grassroots organization achieve its goals.

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