IKEA Christmas Tree Lot Coordinator (Burlington)

(Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton)

Position ID: V-HVC0712 Last Full Update: 05 Oct 2017
Opportunity Details
CommentsWednesday November 22 – Friday December 23rd, 2017 (or until all of the trees are sold out). 
Please contact with your preferred volunteer date(s) and shift(s), and phone number. 
Proudly serving over 1,200 local youth last year. 
For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington's programs, services or volunteer opportunities, please visit www.callbigbrothers.com or call 905-525-3860 x0
ContactNatalie Michlewicz, Manager of Communications, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 310 * 289-441-0733; Email: natalie.michlewicz@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
DutiesVolunteers will help Ikea Burlington customers select their Christmas tree and sell tree bags to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Children/youth under the age of 16 must be paired with at least one adult. 
 
Responsibilities during volunteer shifts included:  
• Representing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington  
• Greeting Tree Lot customers  
• Checking store receipts to ensure trees have been pre-purchased  
• Assisting customers to pick out Christmas trees, and if applicable, helping them transport the tree to their vehicle  
• Tree bag sales and money handling  
• Tree lot tidy up, including fallen/blown over trees and sweeping needles  
*Must be 16 years or older, or otherwise accompanied by an adult.
More Info Linkwww.callbigbrothers.com/en/Home/events/ikea-tree-lot/default.aspx
BenefitsGive back to the community, get in the Christmas spirit and gain volunteer hours!  
Volunteer hours credited through OSSD
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Seasonal Support (Winter) ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - Shifts begin at 3 hours in length ; Short Term - Seasonal ; Until December 23 (or until all trees are sold).
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Tree lot may have higher volume of traffic during peek times, including evenings and weekends.
Minimum Hours3 (Total)
Dates and TimesShifts begin at 3 hours in length. Volunteer shifts available: 
Monday - Friday 
9:45 am - 2 pm | 1:30 - 6 pm | 5:30 - 9:30 pm 
 
Saturday 
8:45 am - 1:30 pm | 1 - 5:30 pm | 5 - 9:30 pm 
 
Sunday 
9:45 am - 1 pm | 12:30 - 3:30 pm | 3 - 6:30 pm
SeasonsFall - Beginning November 22, 2017 ; Winter - Ending December 23, 2017
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Onsite portable/shelter is not accessible. IKEA is fully accessible. ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
LocationIkea Burlington, 1065 Plains Rd E, Burlington, ON L7T 4K1
Number of PositionsBurlington: 100 individual(s) 
 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Instructions will be provided in advance of shift. ; Training on the job ; Orientation and instructions will be given in advance.
TransportationNear public transit ; Volunteer site is accessible via public transit.
Application Deadline22 Dec 2017
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 22 Nov 2017
End Date23 Dec 2017
Agency Details
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Organization NameBig Brothers Big Sisters of Halton
Office Phone905-339-2355
Fax905-339-2354
E-Mailinfo.halton@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Websitewww.bbbshalton.ca
Address & Map
464 Morden Rd
Oakville, ON L6K 3W4
 
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