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Visitor Support and Store Clerk

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WaterFire Providence

  • 1 person is interested

WaterFire Providence is an independent nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy. The WaterFire Arts Center presents the opportunity for WaterFire to further engage with the community by hosting events, activities, presentations and art installations throughout the year. We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help assist with daily operations as a front desk receptionist and retail store representative. In this position you will be the first point of contact for visitors entering the WaterFire Arts Center. Some responsibilities include:

  • Greeting and directing visitors to appropriate locations
  • Creating a positive and educational experience for visitors
  • Answering the main WaterFire phone line
  • Providing information about the organization
  • Assisting customers with purchases
  • Using Square register to complete all retail transactions
  • Restocking merchandise and maintaining store appearance

We welcome individuals with customer service and/or retail experience who are looking to further engage with the WaterFire community to contact us for more information about this leadership position and to schedule a one hour training session. Shifts are flexible with some extended weekend and evening times in the case of special events.

3 Shifts

  • 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM
  • 01:30 PM to 05:30 PM
  • 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About WaterFire Providence

Location:

475 Valley St, Providence, RI 02908, US

Mission Statement

WaterFire Providence's mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement, and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy.

Description

WaterFire Providence Brings Art to the Community, by the Community

WaterFire Providence is known for the lightings that take place downtown with local artists and food vendors. We hope to get back to lightings downtown later this year but for now our main focus is the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC)! Since the pandemic WaterFire continued to create art for the community, by the community at the WFAC.

WaterFire Providence Volunteers are an integral part of every event we host. They assist in all aspects of event production, special projects, and anything else we dream up.

Volunteers build, perform, inspire, engage, and enjoy! WaterFire volunteers come from all walks of life, and we appreciate the diversity and talents that are among them. Over the years, a network of volunteers has been established, and we are delighted at the community that they have become.

Begin your volunteer experience with WaterFire Providence by signing up now on our Volunteer HQ.
Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

475 Valley StreetProvidence, RI 02908

(41.82878,-71.43318)
 

SKILLS

  • Arts Administration
  • Retail / Sales

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • We are ideally looking for a volunteer to commit to one shift per week!

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