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PKAVS/Marketing & Fundraising

Charity registered in Scotland SC005561

PKAVS is the leading charity advancing the lives of thousands of disadvantaged people and the voluntary sector in Perth & Kinross.
Every year, we improve the quality of life of over 5,000 local people, including adults with mental ill health, young and adult unpaid carers and minority communities. We help individuals to overcome personal barriers and ensure they have every chance to achieve their goals.
PKAVS has been helping people and families across Perth & Kinross since 1972. We respond to changing community needs and promote volunteering and citizenship among people of all ages. We also support, promote and develop our local Voluntary & Community Sector through information, training and access to a range of facilities at our premises in Perth, The Gateway.


Current opportunities

In this role you will help us to select and prepare the best garments for sale on the shop floor. You’ll create attractive window displays and may also be asked to help price garments to raise funds for PKAVS vital work in the local community. If you are artistic, imaginative and creative then this role is perfect for you! Volunteering provides great personal benefits and career developments such as specialised retail skills and an increase in confidence. The time you donate will help support over 5,000 people in your local community, including adults with mental ill health, young and adult unpaid carers and minority communities.

In this role you’ll be working behind the scenes to sort and prepare goods for sale in the shop. With your help we will be able to find & prepare goods to go onto the shop floor and raise funds for PKAVS vital work in the local community. You never know what treasure you could find in donated stock! So if you’ve got a good eye for details and a natural curiosity this could be perfect for you! Volunteering provides great personal benefits and career developments such as specialised retail skills and an increase in confidence. The time you donate will help support over 5,000 people in your local community, including adults with mental ill health, young and adult unpaid carers and minority communities.

We welcome volunteer to become involved in our work and have a variety of tasks they can help with: Stock room – this is where volunteers sort, price, steam clothes and clean homewares. Serving customers – our volunteers welcome our customers, answer queries and serve on the till. Displays – our windows and interior display are constantly being renewed. Drivers – can help collect donations, thanking those who give so generously. We are happy to train volunteers to help them help us.

As a cash desk assistant, you’ll be the face of PKAVS Pop Shop and help ensure that our customers receive a warm welcome. Retail or relevant cash handling experience would be beneficial. This role involves completing till transactions, interacting with the public and promoting sales. Your support will help us raise funds for over 5,000 local people for more information on PKAVS work please visit: https://www.pkavs.org.uk/ Volunteering provides great personal benefits and career developments such as specialised retail skills and an increase in confidence. The time you donate will help support over 5,000 people in your local community, including adults with mental ill health, young and adult unpaid carers and minority communities.