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]Practical and DIY, Homelessness and Housing, Fundraising, Charity Shops and Retail
Emmaus is a homelessness charity providing more than just a bed for the night to people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion. This is an exciting opportunity to volunteer with a locally based, expanding social enterprise and gain valuable retail experience. Shop Merchandising- If you are very organised and have an eye for detail, you can assist us with our displays, ensuring customers are able to find the products they want quickly. Till Operation- Support the shop by learning to use our EPOS system, serve customers and ensure they have a beneficial visit to the shop. Washing / Cleaning / Steaming Stock- Having stock of the best quality, in the finest possible condition is important to us. If you enjoy sorting through clothes, washing and steaming then come and along and help. Customer Service- If you enjoy talking to people, why not volunteer to do just that. Welcome our customers, assist them to find items and offer a fantastic customer experience.
/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults
/ Group activity
Premises type: Charity Shop
Public transport: The bus and train stations are just a few minutes walk from the shop.
Is this role flexible? Yes
Min hours expected per week: 2 hours
Min period of commitment:
Requirements: No experience necessary, we would welcome anybody who is willing to help and who would like to learn the following skills: Customer Service, communication, merchandising, teamworking, pricing, marketing.
Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:
/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers
The store manager/deputy manager and other volunteers will all work together to ensure the smooth running of the shop.
Training provided: On the job training will be provided
Age requirements: 16 - 99
/ Application form/ Informal discussion