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About the Position
Position #: 1438
OrganizationSwan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
Position: Reception Volunteer
Location: 3873 Swan Lake Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: As an office assistant you will be the first point of contact for visitors to the nature house. You will be an ambassador for Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary and will have the opportunity to learn about nature and the role the Sanctuary is playing in preserving the unique ecosystems on it's lands.
Description: Office Assistants serve a vital role in representing and promoting Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Society (SLCHNS) to visitors in the Nature house. They also function in a variety of roles including reception, gift shop sales and computer administration support for the Nature house staff team.

Key Responsibilities:
• Reception – the “face” of SLCHNS; providing phone and in-person welcome and directions.
• Gift Shop support – facilitating customer service and purchases from the gift shop.
• Administration – supporting staff team by performing a variety of administrative roles including computer, organizational and other individual or group projects as assigned.
Training Details: Interviews and Training:
• Initial general volunteer orientation with volunteer services team.
• Second interview with office manager followed by area specific training with office manager and experienced Office Assistant volunteers. (probation period required)
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Gardening/Environment, Office Work, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Customer Service, Public and Media Relations, Computer Skills, Adaptability, Managing Money
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.swanlake.bc.ca/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Julia Dawson
Phone: 250-590-9276
Address: 3873 Swan Lake Road Victoria, V8X 3E1


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