British Heart Foundation Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC039426

Our vision is a world without heart and circulatory diseases. We raise money to research cures and treatments, so we can beat heartbreak forever.


Current opportunities

Are you someone who would like to stay in shape, help save the planet and raise funds to save lives? Volunteering in your local furniture store warehouse in Perth could be the answer. We need volunteers to join our team of warehouse warriors who keep our stock moving from the van to the warehouse and shop floor, and back to the van for delivery when items are sold. This role can be physical but it’s not just moving furniture around. There are other opportunities to help in our warehouse, such as warehouse logistics, booking stock in, building our flat-packed furniture, and testing electrical items – you can try different roles. Say hello to the team: Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. Last year our British Heart Foundation charity shops across the UK raised an incredible £28 million – this wouldn’t have been possible without our fantastic volunteers. Our team is welcoming and friendly and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Ensuring the warehouse is always kept in a clean, safe and organised state · Safely lifting and carrying a range of furniture items, big or small – it all helps! · Dealing with van deliveries to the shop and preparing deliveries for customers · Building flat-pack furniture for display purposes, carrying out light furniture repairs if confident alongside Warehouse Supervisor · Re-stocking furniture on the shop floor as items are sold You get a lot from volunteering too: · A chance to work in a friendly team, make new friends & meet a diverse group · The feel-good factor of making an invaluable contribution towards the British Heart Foundation goal to Beat Heartbreak Forever · The time to develop your confidence and interpersonal skills · The ability to gain valuable retail experience to add to your CV and learn new skills · Flexibility to fit with your lifestyle · Reasonable travel reimbursed in agreement with the Manager Please note - we are unable to accept volunteers aged under 16 and we cannot accept volunteers with unspent criminal convictions or who are subject to criminal registers/orders Here's a little bit more about us The BHF is here to Beat Heartbreak Forever. We are working towards a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. By 2030, we want to see advances across the spectrum of heart and circulatory diseases; we want to prevent these conditions from developing and we want those with existing conditions to have better, longer lives.

Could you be the face of your local British Heart Foundation shop in Inverness? You will be serving customers, using the till, talking to customers about our stock and awareness campaigns and encouraging every donor to become part of our Gift Aid scheme. Say hello to the team Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. Last year our British Heart Foundation charity shops across the UK raised an incredible £28 million – this wouldn’t have been possible without our fantastic volunteers. Our team is bright and bubbly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Interacting with customers and serving them in a helpful and friendly way · Operating the till and taking payments · Promoting Gift Aid You get a lot from volunteering too: · A chance to work in a friendly team, to make new friends and meet a diverse group of people · The opportunity to make an invaluable contribution to British Heart Foundation goal of beating heartbreak forever · The time to develop your confidence and interpersonal skills · The ability to gain valuable work experience to add onto your CV and to learn new skills Here's a little bit more about us The BHF is here to Beat Heartbreak Forever. We are working towards a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. By 2030, we want to see advances across the spectrum of heart and circulatory diseases; we want to prevent these conditions from developing and we want those with existing conditions to have better, longer lives.

If you’re a keen rummager then we have a role for you. If you like things to be neat and tidy, then we need your help to sort the donations we receive into their different categories. If you’re a lover of the iron, then master the mighty steamer and watch those creases and wrinkles disappear. Whether you’re a lover of vintage clothing, stunning jewellery or beautiful bric-a-brac or fancy the company of other friendly volunteers our Craigmillar shop sort room is the place to be. Say hello to the team Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. Last year our British Heart Foundation UK charity shops across the UK raised an incredible £28 million – this wouldn’t have been possible without our fantastic volunteers. Our team is bright and bubbly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Sorting out donated items and preparing them for sale · Using a clothes steamer · Identifying unsaleable donations for recycling · Keeping the sort room organised and tidy · Acting as an ambassador for the British Heart Foundation always You get a lot from volunteering too: · A chance to work in a friendly team, to make new friends and meet a diverse group of people · The opportunity to make an invaluable contribution to British Heart Foundation goal of beating heartbreak forever · The time to develop your confidence and interpersonal skills · The ability to gain valuable work experience to add onto your CV and to learn new skills · Flexibility to fit with your lifestyle · The chance to gain valuable retail experience Here's a little bit more about us The BHF is here to Beat Heartbreak Forever. We are working towards a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. By 2030, we want to see advances across the spectrum of heart and circulatory diseases; we want to prevent these conditions from developing and we want those with existing conditions to have better, longer lives.

Our sales floor volunteers are the first point of contact for customers when they enter our shop. You will be greeting customers, helping them find the items they’re looking for and answering their questions. You will provide invaluable help through the running of the store, keeping it stocked and attractively displayed. Being part of a huge retail team to raise funds is very motivating, you provide the best service possible by representing the to the local community and raise as much money as possible for the organisation. You even get a 25% discount on donated goods. Say hello to the team Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. Last year our British Heart Foundation UK charity shops across the UK raised an incredible £28 million – this wouldn’t have been possible without our fantastic volunteers. Our team is bright and bubbly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Serving customers & providing good all-round customer service · Promoting our campaigns to customers · Promoting instore sales · Working on window and shop displays · Keeping the shop tidy, clean and well organised · Interacting with the general public You get a lot from volunteering too: · A chance to work in a friendly team, to make new friends and meet a diverse group of people · The opportunity to make an invaluable contribution to British Heart Foundation goal of beating heartbreak forever · The time to develop your confidence and interpersonal skills · The ability to gain valuable work experience to add onto your CV and to learn new skills · The chance to gain valuable retail experience Here's a little bit more about us The BHF is here to Beat Heartbreak Forever. We are working towards a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. By 2030, we want to see advances across the spectrum of heart and circulatory diseases; we want to prevent these conditions from developing and we want those with existing conditions to have better, longer lives.