Retail Volunteer

  • VO56341


Description

Retail volunteers are the backbone of our shops. A day can include sorting donations, operating the till or pricing stock- but every day, and every shop, is different! Each volunteer brings their own skills, experience and character to a role.

Organisation aims and objectives

Bethany Christian Trust supports over 7,000 people across Scotland. We’re passionate about transforming lives. Our services focus on preventing homelessness as well as alleviating the suffering of people who are homeless. We provide tailored visiting support and community development. We also support individuals and families to help them address long-standing issues including: social isolation, unemployment, and drug addiction.

Availability

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At the Gullane shop we require a volunteer for Wednesday morning and a volunteer for Thursday morning. This will be between two and four hours weekly.

Restrictions

Experience required: Different roles have different requirements but largely we ask our volunteers to be: Friendly and willing to help, able to cope with the physical demands of flights of stairs and heavy stock, ready to learn and committed to being part of the retail team.
Travel details: There are buses from Edinburgh that stop outside (namely the X5 and the 124)
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Regular Volunteers are entitled to claim up to £3.20 per day for travel expenses (£4.00 if multiple busses are required) and up to £3 per day for lunch expenses, providing that they volunteer for 4 hours or more on that day, and that they present their manager/supervisor with the valid receipts.
Taster available: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

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