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Volunteer General Assistant - Ripley Charity Shop

Available shifts – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday - 12 - 4pm. 

Age requirement – 18+


Main Responsibilities  

  • To assist the shop manager in day-to-day tasks.  

  • Accepting donations and asking about Gift Aid. 

  • Moving donations to where they are stored. 

  • To assist with moving stock on and off the van. 

  • To help with cleaning stock and shop. 

  • Steaming clothes and linen. 

  • Keeping an eye on the security of the shop.  

  • Keeping the shop tidy at all times.  

  • Talking to customers and making them feel welcome in the shop. 

General Responsibilities  

  • Telephone/email the shop manager as soon as possible if unable to fulfil your commitment so that replacement cover can be arranged.  

  • Adhering to all shop policies and procedures, maintaining strict confidentiality at all times.  

  • To adhere to the Volunteer policies and procedures including Health & Safety. 

Benefits of volunteering in this role  

  • Learn new skills.  

  • The enjoyment of meeting new people and being part of a team.  

  • Gain retail and customer experience. 

  • NVQ level 1 / 2 in customer service available for most volunteers 

To apply for this volunteer role, please complete the form below and a member of the Retail team will be in touch. 


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