CHAS Retail Volunteer - Duloch, Dunfermline

  • VO71223


Description

We have an exceptional charity shop in Duloch where we can offer a diverse range of interesting opportunities including:customer service, sorting donations, pricing and merchandising.
CHAS provides the only hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life-shortening conditions and our services are free to families who need them. Volunteering in our shops helps raise the funds necessary support over 250 families across Scotland every year. Our volunteers help CHAS reach more families than we could possibly achieve without their enthusiasm and energetic support.
Our retail team is friendly and welcoming. A current volunteer says - "we all make very good friends - I think that's one of the wonderful things about volunteering."
Volunteering with CHAS is a great way to meet new people, to learn new skills and to make a huge difference to the lives of the families who use our services.

Organisation aims and objectives

CHAS is the only charity in Scotland that provides vital hospice services for children and young people with life-shortening conditions. We offer care for the whole family in our two children's hospices, Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch. We also run a homecare service called CHAS at Home helping families in their own homes across Scotland when they need it most. We are currently supporting over 300 families, as well as significant number of families who receive bereavement support. Our services are funded mainly through the generousity of our many supporters who help us to raise over £9million needed each year to provide these hospice services.

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Minimum 4 hours per week with no minimum commitment.

Restrictions

Experience required: Volunteers should be friendly and outgoing, enjoy meeting people and like being part of a team. Customer service experience would be beneficial but not essential as full training and on-going support is available for all volunteers.
Travel details: CHAS at Duloch Park is located at 5A Turnstone Road, Duloch Park, Dunfermline, KY11 8JZ. There is ample free parking and regular bus services.
Minimum age: 14

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: CHAS reimburses reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred in the course of volunteering, including public transport on submission of receipts/tickets and car (current mileage rate = 45p), every month.
Training details: Volunteers receive a full induction as well as undergoing training modules specific to the shop. All volunteers will be supported by the retail team and the Voluntary Services Coordinator to ensure they have the opportunity to enhance existing skills and to develop new ones to help them in their volunteer role.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 4 months ago

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