Guide Dogs Merchandise Coordinator - Hamilton

  • VO83794


Description

We are Guide Dogs and we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.

We don’t just provide life-changing guide dogs, we also provide advice, skills, emotional and practical support for people and families living with sight loss to help them live actively, independently and well.

What does the role involve?
The Merchandise Coordinator role involves looking after all of the stock for your group (including the cuddly toys!), ordering more stock when levels get low and organising for it to be transported to fundraising events to be sold!

Main Responsibilities-
• Letting the group know about new stock items
• Keeping an eye on stock levels, ordering all trading goods for the group and getting things ready to sell at events
• Receive, check and price goods
• With your group Treasurer, banking money raised through the sale of trading items using the trading paying in book
• Organising the storage of goods, this may include storing at your house or at other group members’ homes.
• Where required keep local shops supplied with goods and code as appropriate
• In January carry out a complete stock take

Organisation aims and objectives

Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.

Availability

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Frequency and commitment details

Flexible

Restrictions

Experience required: What skills or experience are required? • Good communication skills • Good interpersonal skills • Good organisation skills • E-mail use and access to a suitable device is desirable (e.g. laptop, iPad etc)
Travel details: Around local area to events and group meetings
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Pre-agreed expenses will be paid to the volunteer in-line with the Guide Dogs expenses policy
Taster details: Tasters for this role are not available. however, we are happy to provide more information and answer any questions. Please contact Heather.Valentine@guidedogs.org.uk for more information.
Training details: Volunteers will receive training for their role and additional training should they need it.

Last updated 2 months 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.