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Volunteering Opportunity: VO71761

  • Retail Assistant
    with Trust In Fife - The Cairn Centre.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Trust In Fife is a voluntary sector organisation providing a range of services to homeless people throughout Fife
     •  To assist in supporting these services, Trust In Fife operate two charity outlets, The Cairn Centres in Kirkcaldy and Lochgelly
     •  Both offer good quality, previously owned goods to the local community
     •  Trust In Fife are looking for ambitious volunteers to assist in our Kirkcaldy outlet, who have an interest in Trust In Fife's services
     •  The role would include advising and assisting customers, cash handling, stock rotation, dealing with telephone enquiries and recording of messages
     •  Volunteers with retail experience would be particularly welcome
     • 
    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:There is an initial induction within the shop as well as quarterly training/team building events. There is regular support for volunteers as well as operating an open door policy for support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport rates or mileage rate, paid weekly.

    Experience required:The ability to work within a team and communicate with the public. Previous manual handling experience would be of advantage but is not essential.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place at 83-85 Dunnikier Rd, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2QW.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.