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Flutter Buys Thrift Store – Sales Associate – Summer Student

Position

Flutter Buys Thrift Store

Sales Associate – Summer Student, through Canada Summer Jobs Program

Position Summary

Reporting to the Store Manager, the Store Associate will be a hands-on position that will work along side volunteers and staff in both the back and front of the store receiving, sorting, stocking and merchandising donated goods for sale.   As a Store Associate you are to provide excellent service to customers and donors and assist the Store and Shift Supervisors in the maintenance of all store operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receive, sort, move, stock and merchandise donated goods (up to 30 lbs)
  • Evaluate donated goods for quality and condition; price and value items according to established guidelines and/or research and develop new pricing guidelines
  • With the support of the Store Manager, oversee the day to day flow of donated goods and modify operations and resolve issues that arise among the store volunteers to support same
  • Proactively provide excellent customer/donor service including assisting with his/her store experience, answering inquiries and resolving issues
  • Maintain neat and orderly sales floor, dressing rooms and check out areas
  • Perform daily cash procedures and reconciliations in accordance with Store policy
  • Support the Store in achieving daily sales goals and sorting targets
  • Ensure that the stores safety and security policies and procedures are followed by and promoted to volunteers and staff
  • Help the Store manager with volunteer training and coach volunteers on operational procedures and standards of practice
  • Promote upcoming sales or special fundraising events for Kamloops Hospice Association
  • Continuously promote the Thrift Store’s need for donated goods to fulfill its mission
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 Skills, Abilities and Attributes:

  •  Organization skills – Ability to multitask and reassign constantly changing priorities; diligent implementation of operational procedures
  • Interpersonal skills – able to relate well with people, build new relationships and communicate effectively
  • Teamwork – able to work with a variety of staff and volunteers with varied skills and abilities and understands how to motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Self-motivation – able to self-manage and take a comprehensive approach to task management with attentiveness and follow-through
  • Leadership – the ability to advise, coach, delegate and support staff and volunteers to work confidently and effectively, and model Hospice core values
  • Office Administration – Proficiency with standard business and retail software applications such as Microsoft Office and POS systems
  • Ability to be resourceful and problem solve
  • Flexible and adaptable; Reliable

 Qualifications

  •  High school diploma
  • 1+ years of retail and/or customer service experience;
  • 1+ years of cash management experience;
  • And/or an equivalent combination of education, skills and experience may be considered
  • Applicants must be 15-30 years old and returning to school in September of 2021.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds;
  • Requirement to physically and vigorously move/stand throughout your shift
  • Scheduled work on days, evenings and weekends as required

 

Please apply

BY EMAIL

Erin Gardner, Programs & Operations Manager

erin@kamloopshospice.com

OR IN PERSON

Drop Resume at Flutter Buys Thrift Store during Store Hours

Part Time Marketing Assistant – Summer Student

Position

Temporary Part-Time Marketing Assistant, through the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

Position Summary

We are looking for a Summer Student to undertake a variety of marketing and administrative tasks for Kamloops Hospice Association.

Hours:   26 hours a week from May 24- August 20, 2021, flexible for weekends.

Wage:  $18/hr

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for updating social media sites
  • Assist with developing marketing materials
  • Assist with development of advertising campaigns
  • Update the website
  • Reviewing materials and communications for previous events to help improve marketing
  • Interfacing with the public and sponsors
  • Preparing communication and marketing materials for events
  • Researching sponsors and prize donors to prepare sponsor’s stories for website and Facebook
  • Drafting letters and emails to request sponsors and to thank donors
  • Drafting press releases about events
  • Preparing and scheduling Facebook posts;
  • Helping draft automated letters in our donor management system for donor stewardship
  • Covering front desk in the absence of regular staff
  • Helping with general administration including document management
  • Distribution of marketing materials

Required Qualifications

  •  Currently a post secondary student in a relatable field
  • Must be between 15-30 as per Canada Summer Grant Program, returning to school in September 2021
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Compassionate, must have sensitivity & understanding of the issues unique to Hospice/Palliative Care.
  • Have a respectful, friendly & professional manner when dealing with the public, guests, family members and coworkers
  • Good written and oral, communication skills
  • Good time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Able to work independently, or as part of a team

Please apply by email with resume and cover letter to:

Erin Gardner, Programs & Operations Manager

erin@kamloopshospice.com

Housekeeper – Permanent Part Time

Term of Employment:    Permanent, part-time

Hours of Employment:  Weekends only; 7am – Noon; Saturday and Sunday (10 hours/week); Flexible to occasionally work up to 25 hours/week to cover other team member’s holidays or special events and projects

Job Description

The goal is to keep our building clean, sanitized and safe for patients, staff and families.

Duties

  • Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, wet-washing, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, patient and staff rooms, and shared common areas etc)
  • Clean and disinfect washrooms and kitchen areas
  • Strip and make beds; pick up soiled laundry and linens
  • Clean and disinfect nursing stations and staff lunch rooms, meeting rooms etc.
  • Clean and wet wipe High touch surfaces and furniture; Clean upholstered furniture and carpets by vacuuming, shampooing (as needed), and brushing
  • Take out trash and water plants as needed
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs (ie) (replacing light bulbs, broken switches, fixing door handles, minor leaks etc.)
  • Stock, monitor and maintain disposable supplies
  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned which could include heavy cleansing tasks and special projects

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a Cleaner or related/similar experience in a healthcare setting
  • Takes pride in work and creating a clean/safe environment for patients and families
  • Ability to handle cleaning equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies and safe handling
  • High school diploma
  • Clean criminal record
  • Will consider a candidate with a passion for hospice care and willingness to learn

Core Competencies

  • Ability to communicate and interact with patients, families and staff which demonstrates hospice core values
  • To work in a way that demonstrates compassion, and sensitivity to individual patients and their families while in patient rooms and common areas at hospice
  • Integrity
  • Good written and oral English skills
  • Flexible and adaptable; Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with changing conditions in a shift
  • Ability to develop respectful and cooperative relationships with support services team, clinical team, staff, and volunteers
  • Ability to perform the requirements of the job which may include working independently

Working Conditions

  • Lifting up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to vigorously and physically move throughout shift
  • On feet for entire shift

To apply, submit resume to Erin Gardner, Programs & Operations Manager

 

Casual Registered Nurse

Kamloops Hospice — Registered Nurse (Casual)

Credentials & Experience:

  • Current Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience.
  • Recent experience in a hospice or similar palliative care environment is an asset.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide client-centered care
  • Ability to communicate and interact with patients and families effectively and empathetically
  • Reasonable level of computer skills (Windows, MS Office, Internet and email)
  • Ability to work independently during evening/overnight shifts

For a more detailed Job Description or to apply, send resume to Erin Gardner, Programs & Operations Manager

 

Flutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comSave
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Casual Health Care Assistant

Responsible To:  Clinical Care Supervisor and Executive Director

Position Summary:  As a member of the Kamloops Hospice Team, this individual, a Registered Health Care Assistant, preferably with palliative care experience, provides direct care to patients and families under the guidance of the Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse. The Health Care Assistant will work as part of the clinical team to provide excellence in palliative care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards.

Role Includes:

  • In association with other team members, provides high quality hospice/palliative care for patients and their families.
  • Provides direct personal care related to patient hygiene, nutrition and elimination.
  • Assists with safe patient ambulation, lifting and positioning in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Consulting/collaborating with other health care professionals within the Hospice team.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation.
  • Being a positive role model for other staff, patients and families.
  • Active role in upkeep of Hospice Home – e.g. Laundry, meal preparation, cleaning.
  • Assuming other related duties as assigned by the Nurse and/or Clinical Care Supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Completed Health Care Assistant course.
  • Preference given to those flexible for day shifts, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Knowledge about, and committed to, the Hospice philosophy of care.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with hospice/palliative care experience.
  • Must be willing to participate in educational advancement within the palliative care field.
  • Availability to actively participate in team meetings and quality improvement activities.
  • Awareness of one’s own strengths and limitations in emotionally sensitive situations and ability to react calmly and effectively.
  • Ability to represent the Hospice in an appropriate manner.
  • Ability to be flexible, work well in a new and changing environment and promote progressive and innovative thinking as well as team based care.
  • Have knowledge of, and be sensitive to religious, ethnic and cultural diversity.
  • Must have good communication skills both verbally and non-verbally and the ability to deal with people in crisis in a mature and non-judgemental manner.
  • Must have the ability to maintain a feeling of peace and comfort in the Hospice Home.

To apply, submit resume to Erin Gardner, Programs & Operations Manager

 

Events

Car Raffle and 50/50 Draw

Let’s get Electrified!

We are holding our first ONLINE Car Raffle and 50/50 Draw.

Ticket Sales Start:  Monday April 26, 2021

Ticket Sales End:  Sunday July 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Click here to link to online ticket sales and all the car details you are curious about!

Check back on this website or follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates on where you can find us with the Car to have a chance to view this electrical gem!

THANK YOU!

All funds raised will support end of life compassionate care in Kamloops and surrounding Communities.