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Save The Children are looking for people to join our lovely team in the Lerwick Save the Children Shop. The shop is led entirely by volunteers so we're always keen to expand our team and to raise as much money and awareness for the charity as possible.
The Sales Assistant opportunity involves customer service, cash handling, processing through donations, visual merchandising and there's the option to get involved in all sorts of things such as retail administration and social media marketing. No experience is required as all training will be provided, along with a friendly cuppa!
It's a brilliant opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and share your own experiences. At the end of each shift you know that you've helped to make a real difference to the lives of children all over the world - it's hugely satisfying!
We are ideally looking for people who can commit to a three hour shift, on a regular basis. However, we can be flexible and if you can give any time at all we would be very keen to meet you and welcome you along to meet our team.
1. General sales floor duties (customer service, stock replenishment, till operation, security awareness)
2. Merchandising and display (could include designing and completing promotional window displays)
3. General stockroom duties (sorting, preparation, pricing, health & safety)
4. Department supervision (e.g setting up an event or permanent department to attract customers(clothing/ books/ household etc)
5. Administrative duties (ordering and receipt of New Goods, related paperwork, checking statements, stocktakes etc. Weekly branch paperwork & filing)
6. Market Research (analysis of competition, local trading, research retail environment through the national press, customer surveys)
7. Recruiting additional volunteers (could be through contact with local colleges, schools, libraries etc)
Roles are available for both stockroom assistants and sales assistants to help out within the shop. Stockroom assistants will be involved in sorting out raw stock, hanging, tagging and steaming clothes, sorting books and bric-a-brac and pricing them, and cleaning and tidying the stock room. Sales assistnces will be involved in customer service and sales, cash handling, till procedures, merchandising products / displays, and general housekeeping
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people a year struggling with bad housing or homelessness – and we campaign to prevent it in the first place. We’re here so no-one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own. The Shelter Charity Shop raises vital funds towards Shelters work offering confidential advice and support to anyone affected by homelessness/housing issues.
We currently have important and exciting opportunities for volunteer leaders. The role will provide support to the shop manager and provide volunteer leadership.
The role will include aspects such as opening the shop, till procedures including refunds and voids, sorting donations, preparing items for sale, stock replenishment, displays, some computer work, gift aid process and cashing up.
No experience is needed as we provide full training and good support to all volunteers. This is ongoing until you are confident in the role and you will also receive further training on any new procedures which arise.
It is an enjoyable place to volunteer where you make a real difference. It also looks very impressive on a cv, is an excellent opportunity to gain positive and valuable experience in retail while supporting the vital work of Shelter. All help is greatly appreciated.
For more details please contact: Wendy McEwan, Shop Manager on email@example.com / tel.: 01224 639818 or pop in past the shop on 179 George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HX. Looking forward to meeting you.
Barnardo’s Donation Centre in Clydebank are looking for a Warehouse Assistant whose role will be to assist with the unloading of stock, moving the stock to the area designated for it, booking stock in, replacing stock in the shop and assisting customers to their cars with any purchases. Building any furniture that arrives and to assist with any stock rotation as and when required.
We are looking for all kinds of volunteers to join our team, full training in all areas is provided, and there are many different roles such as till operators, back shop assistants even online sales assistants. If you have certain areas of interest i.e.; books or music or even just want to get out the house and meet some new people and help us do some good please get in touch
Oxfam inverness is keen tp begin core trading hours on a Sunday (4hours). We hope to recruit an enthusiastic and competent person to be in charge of opening and supervising the shop on that day. Full training will be given.
Oxfam has long been one of the leaders in the sourcing and selling of fair trade goods. It remains a constantly evolving aspect of Oxfam's fundraising in our Trading division. We need an enthusiastic person with a flair for detail to help organize the receipt and merchandising of new products at the Oxfam shop in Inverness. Full training will be given.
CLAN charity shop Lerwick require volunteers who will help in their busy shop.
Morning volunteers duties include: attending a handover meeting, general duties - switch on shop and cabinet lights and the till. Dusting cabinet, computer and jewellery section. Serve customers. Sort till float and work will till and credit card machine while serving customers. Keep the shop floor tidy (pick up and rehang clothes). Put out priced clothes and other items.
Afternoon volunteers duties include: Attending handover meetings. Serve customers, working with cash and credit card machine. Keep the shop floor tidy (pick up and rehang clothes). Put out priced items. At the end of the day - count out float, cash up and switch off till. Switch of lights, empty the bin and tidy up work area, wash up mugs.
Volunteers can help out by serving customers on the till, sorting through donated stock, steaming and hanging stock, pricing items, window dressing and generally keeping the shop floor tidy. It is a great way to meet new people and raise money for Cancer Research UK. This is also a great opportunity for anyone who wishes to gain retail training and experience.
Learning new skills. Helping a charity whilst having fun at the same time. Development of talents that we value such as communication skills, numeracy, teamwork and taking responsibility.