OCEANSIDE BETTER AT HOME - PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Better at Home is a program that helps seniors with simple day-to-day tasks so that they can continue to live independently in their own homes and remain connected to their communities.  The Government of British Columbia funds the program, United Way of Lower Mainland manages it, and SOS provides the services in the Oceanside area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the Better at Home program. 
  • Ensures that the goals and objectives of the program are met and maintained.  
  • Assesses the needs of clients to ensure appropriate allocation of services.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field or equivilent education and experience.   
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage volunteers.
  • Strong computer knowledge and experience working with online reporting tools.
  • Ability to work independantly and as a team member.
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with policies and procedures regarding privacy, confidentiality and risk management. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated administrative, financial management, record keeping and reporting skills.

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week + Benefits after 6 months.

Rate of Pay: Dependent on qualifications/experience 

Start Date: ASAP                                                                                               

Deadline:  June 12, 2019, 2019

Submit resume and references to: 
Assistant Executive Director
Society of Organized Services
PO Box 898
245 West Hirst Avenue
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required. 

 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SOS THRIFT SHOP MERCHANDISER

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sorts, labels, prices and rotates donations
  • Removes racks of clothing and merchandise from the Pricing Room to sales areas, and displays appropriately
  • Attends to Changing Rooms

Qualifications: 

  • Grade XII Diploma, or equivalent education and experience
  • Training and/or experience in customer service, and in working with volunteers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Physically fit – able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner
  • Knowledgeable of current fashions and trends
  • Able to recognize value of donated items and price accordingly

Hours of Work:    

35 hours per week; including working every Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

 Rate of Pay: $15.70 per hour to start + Benefits after 6 months. $16.70 per hour after 1 year. 

Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Note: Police Information Check required after Job Offer

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted

SOS THRIFT SHOP PART TIME MERCHANDISERS

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sorts, labels, prices, and rotates donations. Removes racks of clothing and merchandise from the Pricing Room to sales areras and displays appropriately. 
  • Attends to Changing Rooms

 Qualifications: 

  • Grade XII Diploma, or equivalent education and experience
  • Training and/or experience in customer service, and in working with volunteers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Physically fit – able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner
  • Knowledgeable of current fashions and trends
  • Able to recognize value of donated items and price accordingly

Hours of Work:
21 hours per week

Work Week:                
Shift 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Shift 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Shift 3: Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 Please indicate which shift you are applying for

Rate of Pay:               
$15.70 per hour to start. $16.70 per hour after 1 year

Start Date:  ASAP
Closing Date:  Friday, June 14, 2019

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required after job offer

We thank all applicants for their interest, however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted

SOS THRIFT SHOP SHIPPER/RECEIVER

Duties & responsibilites:

  • Transports donations from loading bay to pricing/sorting room
  • Operates/assists on Thrift Shop truck
  • Sorts, labels, and prices donations

Qualifications: 

  • Training and/or experience in customer service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Physically fit; able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Ability to drive 1 ton cube van

Hours of work: 35 hours per week; including working every Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Rate of Pay: $15.70 per hour to start  + Benefits after 6 months. $16.70 per hour after 1 year.

Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Ave.,
Parksville BC V9P 2G9.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required after Job Offer

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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