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About the Position
Position # 2867
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position Online Marketplace Volunteer - Online Marketplace
Location 230 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area is a not-for-profit, charitable organization offering preventative support to children and youth through mentoring. For over 20 years we have operated a Social Enterprise to raise funds for our programs. This Social Enterprise provides a valued service in recycling and textile diversion through the collection and repurposing of donated goods.
Description Description: The Online Marketplace (OM) team helps fund these life-changing relationships for vulnerable children and youth. The members of this team take the donated goods we receive and post them to online streams, raising funds for our mentoring programs while also decreasing the amount of waste being brought to the landfill. Members of this team will pick items of value from our intake, post them to online marketplace streams, create unique descriptions, and complete appraisals.

Primary tasks:

Photograph items and write thorough descriptions based on their appraisal
Research items online to find similar valued items for price appraisals
Post items on various online marketplaces (primarily Facebook Marketplace)

Secondary tasks:

Assess the value of vintage, collectible, art, household, and other items using critical thinking, Google search, and other tools
Assist OM staff with operational needs as necessary
Training Details On-site training.
Working Conditions Strict Health & Safety measures in place, including:

- PPE (provided if necessary)

- Social distancing

- Regular logged cleaning and sanitation

- Other rules and measures as prescribed by WorkSafe BC

- Limited accessibility conditions in the office space (stairs)
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Flexible schedule, with options of volunteering 5 days a week from 10am-5pm (any time length, any shift)
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Office Work, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s) Written Communication, Computer Skills, Strategic Thinking, Accountability, Measuring
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website http://bbbsvictoria.com
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Talia Papa
Phone 250) 475-1117 Ext. 40
Address 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5


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