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Samaritans Shop Volunteer - Age 18+

Samaritans Cymru


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]Community Work, Charity Shops and Retail

To help with the smooth running of our Samaritans Swansea shop. This will involve: - Serving customers - Having good customer service skills - Using the till - Sorting donations and ensuring in a good saleable condition - Recording accurately donations received - Displaying merchandise attractively to encourage sales - Recording takings and completing financial documentation - Talking to customers about work of Samaritans (not to offer support or give advice, but to refer people to the branch/helpline/website and advise how to become a Samaritans volunteer where appropriate) - Additional duties may be to collect and/or to repair donated items where appropriate


/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering

Premises type: Samaritans Shop

Public transport: Bus routes nearby

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Is this role flexible? Yes

Min hours expected per week: 4 hours

Min period of commitment:

Requirements: Qualities and Experience - Good, accurate numeracy skills and record keeping - Good customer service skills - To be methodical in carrying out tasks - To be approachable and friendly to customers - The ability to take direction and work in a team - To be motivated and demonstrate a reliable and honest manner - To be flexible in approach to tasks

Support offered:

/ Induction/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ With other volunteers

Additional support needs: All efforts will be made to ensure that you can participate in this volunteering opportunity

Training provided: All new Samaritans volunteers should complete the Samaritans Initial Training Induction module and specific training to the role will be arranged

Age requirements: 18+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ References

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport


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