Guide Dogs Merchandise Coordinator

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How would you like to be part of the Guide Dogs family and help people with sight loss live the life they choose? We would love to have you onboard to help with our ambition of a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.
Did you know that we don’t just provide life-changing guide dogs, we also provide advice, skills, emotional and practical support for children, adults and their families living with sight loss to help them live actively, independently and well?
To do all this we need the support of amazing volunteers like you!
If you would like more information, are unsure or need flexibility around the role then chat to us first by emailing and someone will be in touch.
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
Please contact for more information.

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.










Frequency and commitment details



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. We are looking for Merchandise Coordinators specifically in Hamilton and Renfrewshire.
Minimum age: 18


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 for more information.
Training details: Volunteers will receive training for their role and additional training should they need it.