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About the Position
Position #: 16689
OrganizationCity of Waterloo
Position: Office Volunteer - Waterloo Adult Recreation Centre
Location: Adult Recreation Centre, King Street South, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Do you sometimes miss the hustle and bustle of a weekday office? This mid-day volunteer position provides friendly customer service and reception support in the Waterloo Adult Recreation Centre Front Office.
Description: At the Waterloo Adult Recreation Centre, our friendly volunteers greet customers at the counter, answer or refer phone inquiries, take messages, provide information and sometimes accept program payments. They may also update bulletin boards, assist with coffee making/supplies, photocopy or undertake other supportive clerical tasks. We require mature applicants who are neat, friendly, reliable, with legible handwriting and a pleasant telephone manner. Must have effective verbal and written English communication skills and an ability to convey information to people clearly and simply.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality
Training Details: Training and orientation is provided by the staff supervisor, after placement.
Working Conditions: This weekly volunteer role does not usually have computer access.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Fridays 11:00 am-2:00pm. An 8-month minimum commitment.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Office Work, Senior Services
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Managing Money
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.waterloo.ca/volunteer
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Christine Rushton
Phone: 519-888-6488
Address: City of Waterloo, Volunteer Services Waterloo, N2J 4A8


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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