Retail Assistant at Rainham Marshes (Essex)

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Location: Rainham Marshes nature reserve, New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex, RM19 1SZ (see map)

Travel: Marlow Avenue bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Serving customers
  • Till use
  • Filling shelves
  • Giving advice
RSPB Retail

RSPB Retail

What impact will this have?

  • RSPB shops and catalogues raise nearly 10% of our income, so with your help we can do even more to save nature.
  • Helping customers find the right items for them
  • Helping Rainham Marshes nature reserve to thrive

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • A few hours to a day - it's up to you!
  • Flexible between 9.30 am-5 pm

What else do I need to know?

  • The most important skill you will need in this role is an outgoing, enthusiastic and friendly personality. We want all our customers to be met with a smile and have an excellent experience with the RSPB.
  • From a couple of hours to cover lunch breaks, to a half day (3-4 hours), to a full day - it's up to you! We really need help on weekends and Bank Holidays.

Expenses

  • When you start, you will be given RSPB uniform and a name badge. Appropriate training will be provided and travel expenses will be reimbursed where necessary (within a limited travel radius).

Background checks

  • Other background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Charity
  • Retail and charity shops
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Listening
  • Team working
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Fundraising
  • Retail and charity shops
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Listening
  • Team working
  • Youth work

Training

  • Reserve induction
  • Shadowing members of the team
  • Training on equipment use

Location

Rainham Marshes nature reserve, New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex, RM19 1SZ

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