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Banyen Books & Sound, Customer Service Position

Employment type: Part-time

Compensation: TBD


We are looking for someone with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:


- Knowledge of Banyen's mission, subject areas, and products

- Strong communication skills

- Strong problem solving skills

- Ability to thrive in a busy, multi-tasking work environment

- Excellent attention to detail

- Works well both on a team and independently

- Interest & aptitude in providing knowledgeable customer service in both areas of the store, soundside and bookside

- Reliable and available for a flexible work schedule, including evenings & weekends


This is a part-time position, with a minimum of 24 hours per week and extra shifts frequently available. Possibility of leading to full-time including staff benefits.

To apply, please pick up an application form in the store or download it below. Complete the application in your handwriting and drop it off in person along with your résumé and cover letter to the attention of the Front Staff Supervisors: Chris, Bokudo & Leanna.

Only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.




We welcome your interest in employment at Banyen Books & Sound and accept applications on an ongoing basis. Banyen offers a great team-based work environment and for those working here full-time, an extensive benefit package.

In addition to looking for strength in literacy, numeracy and computer skills, we also look for strength in the heart skills!  Banyen has a mission to offer resources to the community for the development of wisdom in the care of body, mind, and spirit and in the care of the earth and all  its communities. Our knowledgeable service is offered with a commitment to lovingkindness.

The application form for employment at Banyen may be downloaded below or picked up in person at the store, 3608 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC.
To apply, complete the application form in your handwriting and drop it off or mail it to us, attention Front Supervisors, along with your cover letter and résumé.
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