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Volunteer Retail Assistant (Midsomer Norton Shop (Clothes)

Volunteer Retail Assistant (Midsomer Norton Shop (Clothes)

Organisation role · 3–6 hrs/Week · Starting from 13 Dec 2023
BA3 2DR, Radstock, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Older peopleWellbeingHealth
Suitable for young volunteers (16-18 year olds)
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Dorothy House Hospice Care - Somerset
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Our shops are a hive of activity in the heart of the community. Help us raise even more money, so we can that we can make a difference!

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Why we want you

Our shops play a key role in our work. By volunteering, your contribution has an impact far into the future. Last year, our shops raised millions in helping those who need it the most – we couldn’t do this without our volunteers and we need your help! As a Retail Assistant you can take on a variety of roles according to

your level of confidence, experience and area of interest.

What you will be doing

Stock sorting: assisting in the sorting, preparation and presentation of goods donated for sale

Researching: looking up items on the internet to identify them and set a suitable price

Steaming: using the steaming process to help prepare donated clothes and fabric items for sale on the shop floor

Customer service: being friendly and helpful to customers in order to increase sales

Till-operating: serving and assisting customers, taking payment for goods and entering transaction into cash register

Housekeeping on the shop floor and in the stock room

The skills you need

An interest in the shop, and an enthusiasm for raising money through its work

The ability to work as part of a team and get on with other volunteers in the shop

Be able to provide a friendly, high-quality service to customers

A willingness to help with a range of tasks in the shop, and to undertake tasks as requested

Reliability and Punctuality

What's in it for you

Help a local charity and give something back

Access to qualifications with Derby college

Learn new skills

Gain more confidence

Make new friends

We are currently looking for volunteers on:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays - front and back of house

Fridays - prep

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Apply now by visiting Dorothy House website.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Dorothy House Hospice Care - Somerset

We provide compassionate care and support for people in our community with a life-limiting illness. Dorothy House focuses on quality of life, so patients can live well and die well.
We give care and support to patients and their families in Bath and north east Somerset and parts of Wiltshire and Somerset, whenever they need it; at home, in the hospice, or at one of our outreach centres. We respect the uniqueness of each patient and their family, and empower them to choose the type of care they receive.