Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland: Retail Volunteer

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Retail Volunteer - Various locations available

Ongoing opportunity

 

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What is the role?

Who are they?

What can I gain?

Where?

When can I volunteer?

Any requirements?

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

This is an opportunity to undertake a satisfying and rewarding role. As part of our team of volunteers, you will provide customer support, whilst working in a friendly atmosphere, providing an extremely useful and appreciated service to the Charity. The role includes: welcoming and assisting customers, customer service and sales service, stock control, sorting donations, hanging and ticketing stock and helping to keep the shop clean and tidy.

 

ABOUT THIS ORGANISATION

We currently have around 40 shops/ community hubs across Scotland. Our shops and hubs help us raise funds so we can provide our services to the people who need us. Every one of our stores relies on a team of volunteers to help run it and support our staff. Quite simply, we cannot provide our services or raise funds without the amazing support of our volunteers. The time, support and the work they do is vital to us and the people we help. By helping out in one of our stores, you can make a difference to people and their families in Scotland who are isolated, scared or anxious about their condition. www.chss.org.uk

 

WHAT COULD YOU GAIN?

All volunteers are supported by their line manager, usually the manager of the shop. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland will provide all necessary training about shop procedures, which will be carried out under the guidance of the Shop Manager. Formal training will include: online Manual Handling and Gift Aid Training.

 

WHERE?

We have a number of shops across Scotland where you can choose to volunteer:

  • Biggar (115 High St, Biggar ML12 6DL)
  • Bothwell (73-75 Main Street, Bothwell, Glasgow G71 8ER)
  • Carluke (Rankin Gait Centre, Carluke ML8 4AT)
  • Drumchapel (16 Dunkenny Square, Drumchapel, Glasgow G15 8NB)
  • Erskine (3, Bridgewater Shopping Centre, Erskine PA8 7AA)
  • Giffnock (172-174 Fenwick Rd, Giffnock, Glasgow G46 6XF)
  • Glasgow North (608 Dumbarton Road Glasgow G11 6HY)
  • Glasgow South (103 Clarkston Road Glasgow G44 3BL)
  • Lanark (38 High Street, Lanark ML11 7EX)
  • Newton Mearns (102 -104 Ayr Rd, Newton Mearns, Glasgow G77 6EG)
  • Strathaven (62, 64 Waterside Street, Strathaven ML10 6AW)

 

WHEN CAN I VOLUNTEER?

Ongoing

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SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Looking for someone who reliable, friendly and enjoys working part of a team. There are many roles in the shop, which will suit everyone.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING THE ROLE

Anyone who is interested will be offered a taster session in the shop. From there the potential volunteer will be asked to fill out an application form, provide references and disclosure will be processed.

 

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The Students' Union
Storie Street, Paisley, PA1 2HB
0141 849 4151
uwsunion@uws.ac.uk

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Lanarkshire
Paisley

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