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Volunteer Linen & Haberdashery Assistant - Ripley Charity Shop

Available shifts – Days/hours to be agreed.  

Age requirement – 16+ 


Main Responsibilities 

  • Checking the linen & haberdashery to ensure of sellable quality, ragging if not.  

  • Looking for quality items that can be sold online.  

  • Measuring and labelling the linens. 

  • Pricing the items. 

  • Keeping the sections tidy and organised. 

  • Topping up as items are sold. 

  • Managing the rotation system to keep the departments freshly stocked. 

  • Ensuring Gift-Aided items are sold with the correct labels. 

  • Advising and helping people as they shop.  

  • Managing the linen area of the stock room and ordering when levels are low.  

  • Keeping the linen area of the stock room tidy and sending on excess stock. 


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 department experience. 

  • NVQ level 1 / 2 in a variety of subjects 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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