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Host Organisation: Bollington Community Association (Bridgend Centre)

Join our team of Charity shop volunteers, sorting and pricing incoming donations and assisting with the smooth running of the shop.

Opportunity Interests: Community Development, Community Events, Community Halls/Buildings, Families, Health and Wellbeing services, Older People (60+)
Type of Activity: Retail
Location: Bollington
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM

Role description:

You do not have to be able to undertake every single task. If you would like to discuss, please give us a call.

1. Sorting sacks of clothes and other goods to decide what is suitable for sale
2. Packing up/disposing of any goods which are not to be sold in the shop
3. Hanging clothes on hangers
4. Pricing goods
5. Putting stock out for display on the shop floor
6. Removing unsold stock from display
7. Helping to keep the shop tidy and attractive
8. Providing assistance to customers in a welcoming and helpful manner
9. Helping with the designing and creation of displays
10. Maintaining the stockroom
11. Taking payment for items off customers and operating the till when required.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

No special qualifications or experience are needed to work in the shop, as any relevant training will be given. However, the following qualities and skills are important:

1. An interest in the shop, and an enthusiasm for raising money through its work.
2. The ability to work as part of a team and get on with other volunteers in the shop.
3. Able to provide a friendly, high quality service to customers.
4. A commitment to equal opportunities and to treating all individuals who visit or work in the shop with dignity and respect.
5. A willingness to help with a range of tasks in the shop, and to undertake tasks as requested.
6. Reliability
7. Able to lift bags and boxes
8. To be confident handling money
9. To engage customers in the work of the Centre and its services

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: No
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

Full training will be provided and staff are available on hand for any queries whilst working.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

full training for the role will be provided.