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British Heart Foundation Shop (Wester Hailes)

Charity registered in Scotland SC039426

The aim of the British Heart Foundation is to play a leading role in the fight against heart disease. We aim to do this through research, education and care, funding medical research. Providing support, information and life saving equipment for hospitals and funding British Heart Foundation Nurses.

Current opportunities

Do you love to chat and get to know people? Can you talk about anything and everything? In our shops we talk to our customers, make them feel welcome, help them find the things they’re looking for and inform them of the BHF’s life saving heart research. So, we’re always looking for outgoing and enthusiastic customer service volunteers.

Do you walk down the street and say hello to everyone you meet? Or are you looking to integrate yourself into the local community? We’re always looking for confident, chatty and driven volunteers to generate great quality stock. You will help to build and maintain friendly relationships with existing and new business contacts, arranging local collections for your local shop and talking to local business’ about surplus stock.

If you enjoy following fashion and would like to use your skills putting together eye-catching displays of clothes, bags and accessories in your local shop then this could be the role for you.