Courtyard Volunteer Data Entry and Intake Assistant

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Recruiting Organization: Wellness House

Role Summary & Anticipated Outcome

Located in Hinsdale, IL, The Courtyard was founded in 1991 by a group of close friends whose lives had been affected by cancer. Combining their love of interior design with a desire to help others, this dedicated group of volunteers created a place to purchase previously-owned, high-quality furniture and home accessories. The shop is staffed almost entirely by volunteers, with proceeds from The Courtyard directly supporting Wellness House, a not-for-profit organization that provides families and individuals with the tools needed to meet the challenges of everyday life after a cancer diagnosis.

As a Data Entry and Intake Assistant Volunteer, you will assist during the process of intake of new merchandise on Mondays at The Courtyard

Responsibilities:

  • Enter new items into computer-based inventory module
  • Check for accuracy before printing price tags
  • Locate items and attach price tags
  • Greet consignors and assist with paperwork including preparing, completing and filing forms
  • Assist customers/consignors picking up items by locating merchandise and completing paperwork

Staff responsibilities to Volunteers

  • Provide training on Courtyard and Wellness House and Liberty Inventory Module
  • Be available for any questions or concerns

Qualifications and Skills

  • Commitment to mission of Wellness House: Wellness House envisions a community where all people affected by cancer thrive. Offered at no cost, and as a complement to medical treatment, our programs educate, support and empower participants so they will improve their physical and emotional well-being.
  • Date Entry and Computer Skills
  • Interest in upscale home furnishings and interior design
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Must not have attended programs at Wellness House as a participant within the last 6 months

Commitment

  • One-year commitment, 6-8 hour shift on one or more Mondays per month

Impact

  • Assisting with the intake process provides for accurate and timely intake of new merchandise to The Courtyard, the sale of which benefits Wellness House.

Benefit

  • Volunteers will increase problem solving, multi-tasking, and organization skills.
  • Volunteers will become a part of the volunteer community at the Courtyard.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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WHERE

63 Village PlaceHinsdale, IL 60521

(41.8021,-87.92809)
 

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