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Volunteering Opportunity: VO86119
Retail Volunteer (Dunfermline) 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 our 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 our 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 •
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.
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.
No details were provided - contact us to find out more.
No, not for this opportunity.
6 East Port, Dunfermline KY12 7LJ
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.