Fair Trade Shop Assistant

Help with the operation of our fair trade shop at Crossroads Foundation

Fair Trade Shop Assistant
Poverty
Community Development
Human Rights

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Project Details

What we need
  • The minimum commitment required is to work for at least one day full-time between Tuesday to Saturday
  • Introduce customers to the fair trade products
  • Shopkeep - To maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of the shop
  • Ensure the stocks are organised accordingly
  • Assist customers with their enquiries
Background

With our organisation being fully ran by volunteers, your assistance is very much needed! We are looking for volunteers who are interested in fair trade. In our shop, not only do we sell the products, but we also tell people stories behind the products to raise people's interest in fair trade. The volunteer is required to work for at least one day full-time between Tuesday to Saturday.

What we have

Volunteer manager will oversee and guide throughout the process.

Why this is important

With our organisation being fully ran by volunteers, your assistance is very much needed! Crossroads Foundation is a Hong Kong based, non-profit organisation serving global needs. Global Distribution is one of our key services, distributing Hong Kong’s quality excess goods as needed, internationally and locally. It provides a crossroads between need and supply.

Project Period

01 Sep 2021 - 25 Dec 2021

Location

Crossroads Foundation, 2 Castle Peak Rd (So Kwun Wat), Gold Coast, Tuen Mun

Team Project

You’ll be working with other awesome volunteers.

Requirements

Time

6 hours per week

Skills
  • Database Adminstration
  • Donor Engagement
  • Sales
  • Communication
  • Client Engagement
  • Donor Communication
  • Office Adminstration
  • Adminstrative Support
Language
  • English

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From now until 2025, 10 outstanding volunteers will be selected annually as the “Swire Trust Go-Givers of the Year" with special and empowering rewards. 40 volunteers who contribute the highest number of hours annually will also be recognised! Meet our previous Go-Givers here and view the rewards here.

About the Organization

Crossroads Foundation

https://www.crossroads.org.hk

Causes

Poverty
Community Development
Human Rights
What we do

Crossroads Foundation is a Hong Kong based, non-profit organisation serving global need. We believe that, in a broken world that sees too much suffering, we should do all we can to link those who are in need with those who can provide help. So we provide an intersection, literally a crossroads, to bring both together. • Global Distribution: This distributes Hong Kong's quality excess goods as needed, internationally and locally. It provides a crossroads between need and supply. • Global X-perience: This offers simulated x-periences of global need. It provides a crossroads between the lifestyles of the rich and poor. • Global Handicrafts: This sells fair trade goods from people in poverty. It is a crossroads between those needing a fair income and those with buying power. • Global Hand: This provides a 'matching' website for public- private partnerships. It is a crossroads between for-profit and non-profit organizations who wish to address global need.

Fair Trade Shop Assistant

6 hours per week, 4 months

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