Front Desk Receptionist, Volunteer

Help our office run smoothly


Our office located in Halifax, NS is seeking friendly, professional reception volunteers to manage all incoming phone calls and guest inquiries. This position also requires basic administrative duties which would support our various programs.

  • Answer the phone and assist callers
  • Redirect calls to appropriate staff and resources
  • Process incoming donations
  • Assist program staff
  • Welcomes and guides clients and guests to appropriate contacts within the office

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Commitment: Shifts are 3-4 hours in the morning (from 9:00a.m/10:00am - 1:00p.m.) or in the afternoon (from 12:00/1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.). Shifts are available any day from M-F (or multiple days is desired). The Heart and Stroke office is open M-F from 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.

Qualities you’ll need for this role:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Friendly, confident and self-motivated
  • Excellent phone manner
  • Comfortable in word, Excel, and web browsers
  • Pleasant and professional customer service skills
  • Prior general office experience is preferred
  • Neat and organized with attention to detail
  • Punctual with time and attendance

What you’ll get from the experience:

Training and support provided

  • Network with people in your community
  • Play an important part in raising awareness and eliminating heart disease and stroke
  • Opportunity to learn and build new skills
  • Reference letter provided

Other Requirements:

Please tell us a bit about yourself. Include your full name, city, phone number and availability.  Attach a copy of your current resume and email it to

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