Remode: Retail Helper

About us

Retail Helper?

Ongoing opportunity

 

Click Here to Volunteer!

 

What is the role?

Who are they?

What can I gain?

Where?

When can I volunteer?

Any requirements?

 

Role Description

Help run our retail space in Paisley town centre.

 

  • Serving customers
  • Processing donations
  • Washing + Steaming garments in preparation for selling
  • Signing people up to our ReMode token scheme
  • Basic mending and sewing will be required while the shop is quiet (training will be given)
  • Various other ad-hoc duties such as setting up for events

 

Physical distancing is in place and mask-wearing is mandatory unless you are exempt. We ask everyone to please sanitise your hands upon entry and before using any shared equipment.

 

About this organisation

ReMode Renfrewshire is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company. Our purpose is to raise awareness of the environmental impact of the fashion and textiles industry and give young people and the wider community the knowledge and practical skills needed to reduce this impact. We run a retail space and workshop on Paisley High Street where we sell second hand and upcycled clothes, alongside ethical toiletries/cleaning products and showcase local designers work. We also run workshops and events for the local community.

 

Website- www.remodeyouth.org

Instagram- remode_youth

 

What could you gain?

  • Sociable, relaxing activity
  • Training in basic sewing & mending skills
  • Training in sustainable fashion practices and circular economy
  • Doing your bit for the environment! Helping save items from going to landfill
  • Refreshments provided
  • Meet new people and make like-minded friends
  • Free workshops and training from Scottish designers
  • Volunteer only trips and days out when possible (covid permitting)

 

Where?

ReMode Shop (Paisley)

 

When can I volunteer?

Ongoing

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday      
Tuesday X X  
Wednesday X    
Thursday X    
Friday X X  
Saturday X X  
Sunday      

 

Skills/Experience Required

Customer service or retail experience would be an advantage but training will be given

 

Requirements for starting the role

Basic application and induction

 

Click Here to Volunteer!

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

Check our locations:
Ayr
Lanarkshire
Paisley

© SAUWS | Charity number: SC049356 (Scotland)