Warehouse Assistant

  • VO96104


SHAX supports local people in crisis through homelessness and/or poverty. We provide practical help to individuals and families facing hardship, to ensure that they are not without basic household essentials when moving to their new tenancy. To support our aims we run a busy furniture warehouse at Merrick House, The Crichton in Dumfries. Warehouse Assistant tasks are varied and you can support us with the following: - Stock control and preparing stock for sale - Basic repair and renovation of furniture - Assisting customers and merchandising items - Preparing starter packs for our clients - Cleaning and basic maintenance of the premises

Organisation aims and objectives

SHAX is a local charity providing help and support for local people affected by homelessness and/or poverty. Particularly, people moving from emergency accommodation to a new tenancy. Working in partnership with local support agencies SHAX is dedicated to supporting local people in need and providing useful and enjoyable volunteer opportunities.

Frequency and commitment details

2 Hours weekly


Experience required: Good communication skills are required to work with a wide range of people, including staff, other volunteers and customers. - This opportunity involves manual handling, so volunteers must have a good level of fitness.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: All volunteers will be provided with a full induction and health and safety induction. Manual handling training will be provided, as well as training on processing donations using the Revolve Merchandising Standards.