Volunteer Shop Assistant

  • VO93775


Our Cats Protection shops play a key part in raising the funds needed to help thousands of cats and kittens each year. Our shop assistant volunteers help with all aspects of the day to day running of one of our fantastic shops. They serve customers, help with stock rotation, create displays - and everything in between! They are part of a passionate retail team that make sure our shops are enjoyable places for customers to visit, leading to repeat custom and vital funds being raised to help our feline friends in need.

What can you expect to be doing?
• Serving customers
• Arranging and replenishing stock
• Helping make changes to the shop layout, pricing and stock rotation
• Sharing your passion for cat welfare
• Promoting the work of the Cats Protection

This role is open to anyone over the age of 14.

Organisation aims and objectives

Local Cats Protection Shelter - rehoming cats, neutering, fundraising










Our roles can be flexible, but our shop volunteers usually volunteer in shifts from 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm.

Frequency and commitment details

Due to the training required we ask for an initial commitment of 2 months


Experience required: We’re looking for someone with • A friendly and outgoing personality • Good communication skills • Willingness to be part of a team • Confidence in handling money and experience in retail would be an advantage but isn’t essential
Minimum age: 14


Training details: At Cats Protection we believe our volunteers should be happy and confident in their roles. We provide support and guidance from our National Cat Centre and through our regional and local volunteer groups and teams. We offer engaging online and face-to-face training, expenses and have policies and processes to help volunteers get the most out of their time with us.
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