Retro and Vintage Shop Assistant (Eastgate Square Chichester)

Retro and Vintage Shop Assistant (Eastgate Square Chichester)

Posted for St Wilfrid's Hospice

Posted by Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester

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We are excited to be able to welcome back our volunteers and customers on the 12th April. We are actively looking for more volunteers to join our fun and friendly team. if you would like to register your interest ready for when we re-open we would be pleased to hear from you.

At St Wilfrid’s we understand that your time, skills and enthusiasm are precious so we want you to get the most out of your volunteering experience with us.

Are you working from home and looking for human interaction? Maybe you are furloughed or job seeking and need to gain a bit of confidence?

Volunteering can help you achieve not only retail knowledge, but life skills, including helping to gain basic employability skills.

Shop floor layouts have been introduced in order to help social distancing and staff and volunteers will take responsibility of ensuring everyone keeps to social distancing by gently reminding one another and our customers when we feel this may have been forgotten. We will have signage in all locations to help explain and remind everyone what is expected.

Volunteer roles will be meet & greet customers, ensuring customers are welcomed to the shop whilst ensuring numbers in the show are monitored to allow for social distancing and accepting payments at the till.

We are looking for volunteers to join our retail team in our Retro & Vintage Shop in Chichester. This unique and busy shop offers an eclectic mix of retro and vintage clothing, accessories and home wares.

Volunteers provide invaluable help with the day to day smooth running of the shop, ensuring it is kept stocked and attractively displayed.


Volunteers may get involved in a variety of tasks, full training and support is provided:

~ Welcoming new and regular customers to the shop

~ Serving customers and helping them with enquiries

~ Processing payments on the till whilst promoting and encouraging our customers to sign up for Gift Aid

~ Sorting donated stock - slecting suitable items for sale

~ Helping to price items and ticketing, ensuring that products are attractively displayed

~ Creating attractive window displays

~ Hanging and steaming garments 

~ Moving and handling donations, shop supplies and stock

~ Help to maintain high standards of housekeeping, ensuring the shop is tidy, clean and well organised ensuring the safety of all within it


If you are interested in all things retro, are enthusiastic and enjoy working as part of a team, we would very much like to hear from you, contact Louise our Shop Manager and ask for a Taster Session!

What skills do I need?

We are looking for individuals to:-

~ Have a welcoming smile, cheerful disposition with good interpersonal skills

~ Be reliable and dependable

~ Have a good level of fitness in order to volunteer in the shop for 3-4 hours

~ Be confident to deal with a wide range of people, from customers to staff and other volunteers

~ Be flexible as you may be asked to help out with new tasks occasionally

~ Volunteer as part of a team

~ You may be required to volunteer unsupervised on occassions

~ Minimum age 16 years (exception DofE)

~ Comply with all applicable policies and procedures of the Hospice


Some previous retail experience and/or customer service would be desirable, but not essential

Posted for St Wilfrid's Hospice

Posted by Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester website to express your interest.

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Location:

11 Eastgate Square
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1JH

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester website to express your interest.

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