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Volunteering Opportunity: VO86119

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

    Created/last updated: 03/09/2021

    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
    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 Details6 East Port, Dunfermline KY12 7LJ

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