Charity Shop Volunteer at Cardinal Hume Centre

A customer service role in a small friendly shop encompassing all areas of retail

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Hours per week 4 hours
Location THe Charity Shop is at 110 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2EF. The nearest tube stations are St James Park, Victoria and Pimlico. The 507 bus goes along Horseferry Road. Travel expenses are covered.
Description

As well as being an important source of revenue for the Cardinal Hume Centre, the shop is the public face of the charity to the residents and workers of Westminster. Members of the public and supporters of the Centre can visit the shop to buy a range of items that have been donated. It can be a busy environment and there are lots of regular customers. We sell books, clothes, CDs, bric-a-brac and ornaments. The shop has a clean, bright atmosphere with quality goods on sale.

Flexibility will be given where possible, but in general, volunteers will be expected to undertake the following tasks as part of this role:
• Customer service on the till
• Greeting the customers and helping the customers
• Promoting Gift Aid and the events of the Centre
• Replenishing the stock on the shop floor
• Sorting donations
• Merchandising the stock and displaying accordingly
• Housekeeping on the shop floor and in the stock room.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

• You will be supported and trained in all areas of retail and customer service by the Charity Shop Manager
• You will receive a Centre induction (1 hour)
• You will be reimbursed for reasonable and agreed ‘out-of-pocket’ expenses such as travel and also lunch if working a full day.
• For volunteers who stay for more than three months, we are happy to provide a reference.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Reliability, Punctuality, friendly, ability to work as part of a team,

Desirable: An interest in the shop, and an enthusiasm for raising money through its work

Interested?

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