How to get involved:

Please email the contact below to inquire about the opportunity.

Imani Vincent, AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Engagement Associate
919-683-5878 ex. 22,

imani@fmfnc.org

Major Objectives:

coordinate and operate FMF’s kids’ store for our youngest guests & families. The volunteer will
oversee the purchase of toys, books and other kid-friendly items to children & youth residing at the shelter. Volunteers
will open the store (generally for an hour or two) and oversee its operation during that time.

Qualifications:
Trustworthy
Enjoys working with children & families
Must be able to handle confidential information
Must be 18 years or older
Must know basic math
Physically capable of lifting up to 40 lbs.
Good interpersonal communication skills
Good organizational skills and neatness
Willingness to follow kids’ store policies, standards, & pricing at all times
Attention to detail while updating and completing required documents
Ability to maintain positive customer relations under busy conditions and/or when subject to customer demands

Specific Duties:
Welcome young residents & families and offer help with the selection of merchandise
Handle cash envelopes (decision dollars) for each child’s purchase
Participate in counting and organizing toy inventory
Price items in the store based off in-store prices and likeability of product
Provide optimal service to all guests, respect, friendliness, patience
Inform FMF staff of issues or concerns related to inventory or purchase conflicts
Remove damaged products and inform staff of any needs for new inventory
Keep track of issues or concerns by filling out a ‘Complaints Form’ and inform FMF staff
Sort items by age to help the buying process for children
Set up a plan for Aftercare Family shop time

Commitment
Shift times are flexible but we ask that volunteers set a consistent schedule in the evenings, before 7:00pm, for at least
1-2 hours on-site at FMF
Volunteers are asked to make a 3 month commitment minimum
Training and Preparation:
All volunteers are required to complete a pre-service online orientation session and set up a CERVIS volunteer account to
keep track of the hours served with Families Moving Forward. Additional training will be provided by the immediate

 

How to get involved:

Please email the contact below to inquire about the opportunity.

Imani Vincent, AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Engagement Associate
919-683-5878 ex. 22,

imani@fmfnc.org

 

December 9 @ 00:00
00:00 — 01:00 (1h)

Durham County

Single Volunteer

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