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Volunteering Opportunity: VO86118

  • Retail Volunteer (Leven)
    with Chest Heart & Stroke (Fife).

    Created/last updated: 03/05/2022

    About this opportunity:CHSS currently have around 40 shops/ community hubs across Scotland
     •  Their shops and hubs help them raise funds so they can provide services to the people who need them
     •  Every one of their stores relies on a team of volunteers to help run it and support CHSS staff
     •  Quite simply, they cannot provide their services or raise funds without the amazing support of their volunteers
     •  The time, support and the work they do is vital to CHSS and the people they help
     •  By helping out in one of their stores, you can make a difference to people and their families in Scotland who are isolated, scared or anxious about their condition
     •  As part of a team of volunteers, you will provide customer support, whilst working in a friendly atmosphere, providing an extremely useful and appreciated service to the Charity
     •  The role includes: welcoming and assisting customers, customer service and sales service, stock control, sorting donations, hanging and ticketing stock and helping to keep the shop clean and tidy
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:All volunteers are supported by their line manager, usually the manager of the shop. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland will provide all necessary training about shop procedures, which will be carried out under the guidance of the Shop Manager. Formal training will include: online Manual Handling and Gift Aid Training.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport is paid in full and if volunteer is driving then 45p per mile is paid into their bank account on a monthly basis.

    Experience required:Are you a people person or maybe a fashion fanatic? Or maybe you're a great organiser? No experience necessary however, just a friendly and helpful attitude.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Details62-66 High St, Leven KY8 4NA

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