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Emmaus South Wales


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About Emmaus South Wales

Emmaus operates a range of social enterprises in order to achieve financial sustainability.
Emmaus is working with companions to realise their aspirations and potential.
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]Community Work, Education and Literacy, Homelessness and Housing, Fundraising, Charity Shops and Retail

• To assist in stock processing of books, including sorting, pricing and displaying of books. • Using online resources to value special books-pass them onto the eBay team. • To assist in rotating book stock in the shop. • To assist in keeping the shop premises clean and tidy


/ Group activity

Premises type: Charity Shop

Public transport: Neath Railway Station and Bus station are 5 minutes walk from the shop

Morning Afternoon Evening Night
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Tuesday / / x x
Wednesday / / x x
Thursday / / x x
Friday / / x x
Saturday / / x x
Sunday x x x x

Is this role flexible? Yes- volunteers are able to work hours suitable to their needs

Min hours expected per week: 3 hours

Min period of commitment:

Requirements: • Ability to operate as a team member. • Flexible attitude to types of tasks required within the role. • Respect for the organisation’s policies. • A willingness to participate in relevant and appropriate training in order to carry out the duties required of the role. • Reliability

Support offered:

/ Induction/ Peer support

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ Alone/ In a group/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers

Each charity shop has one store manager and a deputy in addition to volunteers and companions.

Additional support needs:

Training provided: Induction training and further on-the-job training are provided to volunteers

Age requirements: 16+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport


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