Gordon Rural Action

Charity registered in Scotland SC004883

To improve the quality of life for individuals in our local community through the provision of a professional and focussed advice and information service.

To provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on a range of issues including benefits and debt.

To promote our successful and sustainable charity shops which provide good quality and affordable products to our customers.

Current opportunities

Hub Advisors support clients accessing information and assistance. The role can include assistance with: Digital Access Form Filling Making applications for benefits Access to other services such as the food bank, baby bank and uniform exchange Signposting

As a result of the recent lockdowns, GRA and the Baragin Box are increasing the amount of items they sell online. We have set up a PayPal account and have now allocated ebay sellers as direct sellers to sell our items on our behalf. We are looking for an individual to assist with listing items on Ebay and packaging and posting them out to the buyers. This role can largely be done from home with time spent in the shop to photograph and package items.

GRA's Baby Bank is a new project opening at the end of March 2021. We require an assistant to come into the hub on a weekly basis to sort through donations and stock, and to maintain stock control Duties Include: Sorting donations Cleaning donations General tidying of the Baby Bank Area Assisting with putting requests for items together for customers

GRA's Uniform exchange was established last June to recycle school uniform from the local area. We take donations of uniform, wash and process them and re-distribute to local school children Duties Include: Sorting Donations Cleaning donations i.e washing, drying and ironing General tidying of the Uniform Exchange Area Assisting with putting requests for items together for customers