Shop Stock Assistant

  • VO87680


Description

The aim of Fresh Start Shop in the first instance is to provide a much needed and valuable service to the local community and offer volunteering opportunities to local people, our service users and the wider community.
This role includes sorting and pricing donations and requires some creativity in displaying items to appeal to customers. Experience of working in retail or in other charity shops is an advantage.

Organisation aims and objectives

Fresh start runs a service for people who have experienced homelessness and have recently been offered a tenancy of their own. With the assistance of volunteers, Fresh Start offers both practical and emotional support through a variety of integrated services that are intended to help people manage the transition to independent living and to prevent the cyclical nature of homelessness.

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1 or 2 days a week for 3 hours - days are flexible and can be discussed Minimum commitment of 6 months volunteering, minimum 1 day a week

Restrictions

Experience required: Retail/Charity Shop experience. Reliable and punctual. Creative with an eye for detail. In good health and physically active. Adaptable when plans change. Self-directed/works well on own initiative. An understanding of our charity, community and service users.
Travel details: Fresh Start Shop is situated on Ferry Road Drive in Pilton on main bus routes from the city to Crewe Road, Ferry Road and Muirhouse
Minimum age: 20

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: An expense claim form can be completed with tickets/travel receipts or mileage claim.
Training details: Training is given for this role. A full induction and a shadow shift A review meeting takes place after 4 shifts to see how volunteer feels about the role.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 17 days ago

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