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Position: Retail Sales Assistant
Organization: Toronto Botanical Garden
Location: Toronto - Lawrence and Leslie, Ontario

Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) SHOP:

The TBG shop team needs additional volunteers for their team, in particular team members to help with Sunday morning shifts. Full training is provided.

Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 6 months.

This is a social not a solo role as volunteers work in pairs for each shift. This role has lots of variety as volunteers in the shop assist customers, handle sales transactions and put together and maintain displays of products.

Previous retail experience and comfort handling cash systems is an asset but not essential as training with an experienced volunteer will cover these aspects of the role. 

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication skills (first class English language ability – comprehension and verbal);
  • Computer literacy;
  • Patience; and
  • An eye for accuracy.
  • Volunteers need to enjoy an active mobile role (this is an on your feet role including trips up and down stairs).


Sue Hills, Head Volunteer Services, Toronto Botanical Garden, email:
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GoodWork ID: 41066       Date posted to Jul 31 2017