Retail Assistant

  • VO71069


Description

Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice are looking for volunteers to join their team and to get involved within their charity shops throughout various locations in Glasgow and the surrounding areas.

As a volunteer you will enjoy working within a professional team providing a high quality retail service, assisting in the day to day running of the shop and meeting agreed performance targets to maximise sales and profitability. You can be talking to customers and helping them with their shopping experience, serving customers and help create eye-catching and stylish window displays. It is important that volunteers understand the importance of raising funds through the shop and are able to promote and raise the profile of the Hospice throughout the local community.

Organisation aims and objectives

The Hospice provides care for patients with a life limiting illness and support for those close to them. This is carried out through a range of services including in patient ward, day services, out patients and family support.

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3 hours per week. Min commitment: 2 month

Restrictions

Volunteers must be 16yrs or over. References are required.
Experience required: Friendly and welcoming manner with excellent customer service skills; able to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team. Volunteers must be comfortable taking the initiative to approach people and offer assistance.
Travel details: Various locations throughout Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are reimbursed.
Training details: Shop Induction Programme, Hospice Induction Day Training, training on using the till and card machine and any additional training/support as required.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.