Be A Volunteer for A Great Cause

Volunteering at The Poverello Center is an exciting hands-on opportunity for who wants to make their contribution for continuously provided nutritious food and Live Well opportunities for people living with chronic/critical illnesses. This venture offers individuals, students, visiting groups, family groups, youth groups etc. the opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to provide nutritious food, services and basic living essentials with the highest degree of understanding, respect and love for individuals living with critical and chronic Illnesses including HIV, in South Florida. Bilingual is helpful but not required

 Thrift Store Cashier (volunteer)

SUMMARY: The Thrift Store Cashier is responsible to handle cash transactions with customers, as well as support the day to day operations of the entire thrift store. She/he is responsible for all transactions accurately and efficiently in accordance with established policies and procedures; she/he will play a fundamental role in achieving our customer satisfaction and revenue growth objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Handle cash transactions with customers.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, exchange or tickets.
  • Redeem vouchers and coupons.
  • Make sales referrals, cross-sell products and introduce new ones.
  • Resolve customer complaints, guide them and provide relevant information.
  • Greet customers when entering or leaving establishments.
  • Maintain clean and tidy checkout areas.
  • Keep reports of transactions.
  • Bag, box or wrap packages.
  • Pleasantly deal with customers to ensure satisfaction.
  • Assists in the oversight of store advertising.
  • Establishes pricing on the spot if merchandise is not already priced.

 

Live Well Center receptionist (1 volunteer for Thursdays and Fridays).

SUMMARY: The receptionist of the Poverello Live Well Center provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. He/she is responsible for the general oversight of the Center including greeting clients, ensuring that clients complete all paperwork managing client services flow and keeping the facility in good working order.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Open Live Well Center each day.
  • Welcomes visitors by greeting (in person or on the telephone), answering or referring inquiries.
  • Perform clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, collating, faxing etc.
  • Register all new clients of Live Well Center.
  • Assure all new Live Well Center client forms are filled out correctly.
  • Schedule appointments for Live Well Center client services.
  • Maintain all Live Well Center client files.
  • Assure that all building equipment is in working order including air conditioners, lighting and other gym equipment.
  • Notify appropriate supervisor of equipment repair needs
  • Assist CIED staff in facilitating appointments for Ryan White eligibility program Assure that all forms are available to meet daily needs.
  • Ensure all needed supplies are available.
  • Assure cleanliness of areas of the facility.
  • Place trash in appropriate receptacles at days’ end.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Update appointment calendars and schedule meetings/appointments

 

 

Food Pantry Packers (3 volunteers needed)

SUMMARY: Before donning gloves, aprons and caps you need to be aware that these bags have a base filled with love and other commodities, which later will be destined for needy individuals throughout Broward country. All the recipient has been identified by government agencies as income qualified.

Exceptionally hardworking and reliable Food Pantry Volunteer with an excellent work ethic and strong customer and community service record. Adept multitasker able to handle a variety of food pantry tasks with efficiency and professionalism.

The packer is responsible for fills bags according to menus; monitoring and delivering ready orders to our clients in the Food Pantry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Receives menus from Writers/Customer Services Representatives.
  • Reviews, monitors and packs orders.
  • Make sure foods are being handled properly and distributed in a safe manner.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations and TPC policy.
  • Fill and carry customer food bags after selection on a regular basis.
  • Kept donation area neat and clean on a regular basis.
  • Sorted organized and shelved food donations.
  • Conduct cordial and professional interactions with supervisors, volunteers, co-workers and clients.
  • Rotate food items regularly to guarantee food freshness.
  • Assist other volunteers and clients as necessary.
  • Sort and organized all food according to relative nutritional value.
  • Monitor expiration dates for food donations on a regular basis.
  • Working closely with other departments as necessary to maintain client update.
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively while maintaining a calm atmosphere.
  • Must be willing to be of assistance to those in need.

Please select which volunteer opportunity you are interested in then fill out the form below. Thank you.
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