Shop Volunteer

Shop Volunteer

Posted for Sense Corringham

Posted by Volunteer Essex

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Our amazing team of volunteers help us run over 100 shops across England and Wales. Every donated item that you sort, prepare and sell helps to raise vital funds to support us in our mission to make sure no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, is isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. Our shops are at the heart of local communities – sharing the work of Sense, and helping to secure support for our life changing work.

What your role will involve


There are a variety of tasks that you can get involved with in the shop, including:

• Welcoming and assisting customers, providing great customer service and a fantastic shopping experience

• Receiving donated goods from members of the public

• Sorting, steaming, tagging and preparing donated goods for sale

• Creating eye catching window and in-shop displays

Keeping the shop floor well stocked, tidy, clean and organised

• Processing sales and serving on the till

• Promoting Gift Aid and other Sense fundraising initiatives

• Acting as an ambassador for Sense; promoting the shop and Sense in your local community

• Supporting with the recruitment and training of new volunteers 

Sense Can offer you:

• A full induction and ongoing support and guidance from your Shop Manager to make sure you feel confident in your role • Support to develop new skills, knowledge and experience, in particular of a retail environment, but also skills such as teamwork, customer service, communication and using your initiative. • A reference for other paid or voluntary work (available on request) • The opportunity to share your existing skills and experience to benefit others • The chance to meet new people from a wide range of backgrounds and to join a passionate and committed team • The opportunity to make an invaluable contribution to Sense by raising vital income and raising the profile of Sense in your local community; changing the lives of those who have complex disabilities and are deafblind.

What skills do I need?

Will the role suit me?


Yes, if you are: • Motivated and hardworking

• Reliable, flexible and willing to do a variety of shop tasks

• A team player

• Friendly and helpful

• Passionate about customer service and enjoy interacting with people

• Respectful of others and their diversity

• Interested in supporting the work of Sense and want to make a difference to people who have complex disabilities and are deafblind.

Location

This opportunity has no specific location e.g. can be carried out anywhere.

Posted for Sense Corringham

Posted by Volunteer Essex

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website to express your interest.

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When is this role available?

When: 02/04/2024 - 02/04/2025

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

To be discussed

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website to express your interest.

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