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  • Retail Assistant
    with Trust In Fife - The Cairn Centre

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO71761 - Created/last updated: 26/02/2020



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    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.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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