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Volunteering Opportunity: VO71896

  • Book Specialist (Cupar)
    with British Heart Foundation Shop - Cupar.

    Created/last updated: 11/06/2019


    About this opportunity:British Heart Foundation is looking for volunteers to join our shop teams
     •  Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organsiation
     •  As well as contributing to a worthwhile cause, volunteering is something practical you can do to help fight heart disease, the UK's single biggest killer
     •  You will make new friends, learn new skills and have opportunities to develop within the BHF
     •  You will be supported in your training by the shop manager and for your contribution you will also receive 25% discount
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    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:All volunteers to complete 4-module training programme on BHF, Health & Safety, Security & Disability Act. Training supported by the manager and taken at the volunteer's pace. Additional training provided if volunteer wishes to develop/improve skills.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile or bus fares paid on the day (after 4 hours work).

    Experience required:A good knowledge of books, current authors, fiction and non-fiction and an ability to discuss books with customers

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Details51 Crossgate, Cupar. On main bus and train routes. For more information contact the Manager on the number above.

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