Bookstore Volunteer with Project Learn of Medina County on Main Street in Wadsworth

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ORGANIZATION: VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Basic volunteer duties involved with this assignment:

  1. Assist customers with donations, book selections, and promote Project LEARN's mission
  2. Operate the cash register, handle cash and card transactions accurately, and maintain a tidy and organized checkout area.
  3. Help with restocking shelves, maintaining inventory levels, and ensuring books are appropriately priced and labeled.

Basic volunteer qualifications involved with this assignment:

Volunteers must display a passion for education and literacy, provide excellent customer service, and highly reliable.

Who will be served by this assignment?
Adult learners, immigrants, and refugees.

What is the anticipated benefit of this volunteer service to those receiving the service?

The Bookstores serve as the financial vehicle to allow us to provide exceptional educational services.

What specific skills will the volunteer need?

Able to alphabetize books, differential between fiction and non-fiction, able to lift several books at a time, able to shelve books and communicate with customers.

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About VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Location:

388 S Main St., Ste. 235, Akron, OH 44311, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

VANTAGE Aging promotes positive aging through a variety of programs and services for older adults. Our nonprofit organization serves 38 counties and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. In Summit and Medina Counties, we facilitate the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for those 55 and older who want to make a meaningful impact in the community. We also offer employment training, home care and home health aide assistance, nutrition and home-delivered meal services, alcohol and drug addiction counseling, and mental health and prevention services.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Seniors
Community, Education & Literacy, Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

130 Main StreetWadsworth, OH 44281

(41.02483,-81.73024)
 

SKILLS

  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Inventory Management
  • Adult Education
  • Retail / Sales
  • Organization
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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