ACTIVITIES FOR VOLUNTEERS:

 

GIFT SHOP :

Salespersons required. Greet customers, operate the cash and debit machines.  Wrap customer purchases. Shifts: Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm and 12pm to 3pm and Saturday 10am to 2pm.  Some “special sales” shifts may be necessary.

KNITTING :

Knit items to sell in the Gift Shop and at other locations. Our coordinator will assist in obtaining patterns and material as required. Work your own schedule.  Presently, we are knitting baby shawls, baby outfits, mitts and hats.

TELEPHONE COMMITTEE :

You will contact assigned lists of members – usually 12 – and relay messages to the members on your list, approximately five times per year.  Upon completion of your call list you will advise your coordinator of the results.  Times will vary according to schedule.

 

VARIOUS OTHER DUTIES AS REQUIRED

 

“WAY-FINDER”

“Way-finder” is a greeter role as well as an information desk for those accessing the hospital. The way-finder will provide directions as to the location of various clinics and departments within hospital.

FUNDRAISING

Run for the Diamond help is required to assist in raising funds for the Auxiliary. Many hands are needed to make these functions successful. Meetings are held as needed to assign tasks and schedule meetings to consider new ideas.

CHANCES ARE THRIFT SHOP:

Three positions in our thrift store, where donated items are received, sorted and sold.  All profits go to the Uxbridge Hospital Auxiliary.

CASHIERS:

Greet customers, operate the cash register, package purchased items. Shifts are Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm.

SORTERS:

Assist in sorting and displaying items for sale in the store.  The shifts are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:00 am to approximately 11:00 am.

HELPING HANDS:

Helping hands to carry boxes, bags and other items in and out of store, mornings. Moderately heavy lifting and transporting items from lower level to upper level with the use of a pick-up truck.

All requests for these duties will be scheduled in advance.

SCHEDULING :

Each volunteer group has a scheduler who will contact the volunteers and notify them of their shifts one month in advance.  For example—you would be made aware of your November schedule in the month of October.

If you would like more information please look at our frequently asked questions or contact the Auxiliary by email or in writing to:

 Director of Volunteers

Uxbridge Hospital Auxiliary
4 Campbell Drive
P.O. Box 5003
Uxbridge
Ontario L9P 1S4
 
Tel: 905.852.9771
Ext. 5237
Email: dovuchauxiliary@oakvalleyhealth.ca
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