Volunteer Retail Assistant

Recruiter
Thames Hospice
Location
Slough
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Volunteer Role Description Role: Retail Assistant Location: Thames Hospice shops Thames Hospice has charity shops in the following locations: Binfield, Blackwater, Crowthorne, Dedworth, Gerrards Cross, Maidenhead, Marlow (Vintage Boutique), North Ascot, Sandhurst, Sunninghill, Uxbridge, Windsor (Vintage & Retro), Wokingham and Woodley, plus a Home and Distribution Centre in Dedworth Hours: Varied Length of commitment: Flexible Volunteer Manager: Shop Manager, at location Purpose of role: To help Thames Hospice generate the income to provide services and care to patients with life limiting illness and to support their families and carers Main tasks: - Talking to customers and making them feel welcome in the shop - Advising and helping customers as they browse - Visual merchandising- ensuring the shop looks it's best and is on-trend - Receive donated goods and sort, price and prepare for sale - Operating the till and dealing with various types of payment - Answering customer enquiries - Keeping an eye on the security of the shop - Maintain a clean and safe working environment - Promote Gift Aid, the Hospice Lottery and other incentives Training and Support: - We will provide the training you need to feel confident in the role - The shop manager and other employees will be available give advice and assist you, as well as other experienced volunteers in the team - You will receive mandatory Health and Safety training Special conditions - Over school leaving age (16+) Knowledge, skills and abilities required - To be interested in the work of Thames Hospice - Good communication and interpersonal skills - The ability to get along with people and work as part of a team - Basic numeracy skills Thames Hospice Values Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Ambition, Commitment
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