R:evolve Retail Assistant Cambuslang’

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Do you love clothing, fashion, or a good bargain? Or perhaps you want to meet people in your local community and help provide a service that benefits them? Come volunteer in our unique high street R:evolve retail shops as a R:evolve Retail Assistant!

R:evolve thrift + gift in Cambuslang is our social enterprise that aims to generate income for the rest of the project; stocking new, second hand, and vintage clothing and accessories, as well as reworked garments, textile crafts, and sustainable gifts.

As part of a team of volunteers at your chosen location, you will provide customer service and engagement, general upkeep of the shops, and carry out duties requested by the Shops Supervisor. Don’t worry if you are unsure about how the shops operate, full training will be provided for all volunteering opportunities.

APPLY VIA OUR WEBSITE www.revolve-recycle.co.uk/volunteering

Organisation aims and objectives

R:evolve Recycle is an innovative intergenerational project which aims to reduce the impact of fast fashion on our planet by offering a range of services and activities which prolong the life of clothes and textiles We offer creative and exciting volunteering opportunities by sharing the skills and life experience of people within the community, whilst bringing back a ‘make do and mend’ culture.










Wednesday – Friday Shifts: 10am – 1pm, 1pm – 4pm, 10am – 4pm Saturday Shift: 10am – 2pm Time Commitment: Minimum 2 shifts / Month Shift commitments are flexible and will be decided according to each volunteer’s availability and the needs of R:evolve.

Frequency and commitment details

Commitment 3 Months 3 Hours, Weekly


We require any person younger than 16 to volunteer alongside a guardian or have permission from a consenting adult. If any young person wishes to volunteer, please contact us directly.
Experience required: Retail / Customer Service Friendly and enthusiastic. • Reliable and willing to commit to pre-agreed shifts. • Happy to work and support others in a volunteer team. • Interest in your local community. • Interest in the R:evolve principles of swapping, sharing, reusing, mending, and upcycling or keen to learn more about these. • Interest in climate change and environmentally friendly behaviours or keen to learn more about these
Travel details: This volunteering takes place in SOUTH LANARKSHIRE in Cambuslang


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: R:evolve Recycle will pay for all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses, including travel, and pre-agreed upon materials purchase. If you volunteer for three hours or more, there is a small lunch allowance. Expenses are reimbursed via direct deposit upon submission of an approved expense form. Unfortunately, we cannot reimburse childcare expenses
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Swap Shop volunteers are invited to attend 'experience days' where they shadow current volunteers as they run the shop. Staff-led shop training is given over 3 – 4 induction shifts, and covers an induction to the project, shop procedures, and Health & Safety.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer