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Volunteering Opportunity: VO48289

  • Shop Assistant
    with Save the Children Fund (Kirkcaldy).

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Our shop is entirely led by volunteers
     •  This means we can raise more money for Save the Children whilst having shops that are run for and by the local community
     •  We are looking for people to donate their time (a minimum of three hours a week) to help us raise money and awareness
     •  Duties involve customer service, visual merchandising and processing stock
     •  There is also the chance to do fundraising events
     •  If you have an eye for details and enjoy working in a warm and supportive environment, you will love the role!
    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction covers all health and safety aspects of the role in addition to introducing main points of contact. Ongoing training covers cash handling, customer service, brand awareness,
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Following an induction period, volunteers are able to claim back reasonabel travel expenses.

    Experience required:We need people who enjoy working with others in a team. No experience is needed as all training will be provided although all skills and previous emploments will be gratefully received.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Child safeguarding and supervision

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe shop is located in 241 High Street, Kirkcaldy. It is a short walk from the bus station and close to all other shops on the main street.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).