Shop Volunteer in Richmond

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Location: 8 Hill Street, Richmond, Richmond, TW9 1TN (see map)

Travel: Richmond station. George Street bus stop.

Start date: 11/12/2019 (ongoing)

Age: Volunteers should be 16 years old and above+

What will I be doing?

  • To assist and serve customers, providing a high standard of customer service
  • To help with stock processing, including sorting, steaming, cleaning, pricing and hanging of donated goods
  • To be involved in cash handling and accurate operation of the till
  • To assist in keeping the shop premises clean and tidy
  • To positively contribute to team working in the shop
  • To promote the public understanding of the work of Princess Alice Hospice and the importance of raising funds through the shop
shop volunteer

shop volunteer

What impact will this have?

  • Princess Alice Hospice provides free, high quality, specialist end of life care to thousands of people with life limiting illnesses in South West London, Middlesex and a large part of Surrey each year
  • In order to provide the high level of care and support to our patients and their families we rely on our local community to generate approximately 78% of our income through fundraising, retail, donations and legacies.
  • Our compassionate support, comfort and advice help families, carers and friends during their loved one's illness and through the process of grief and loss.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • 4 hours every Sunday (flexible slot from 11am to 5pm)
    Tuesday or Friday morning (4hrs)

What else do I need to know?

  • Benefits of the role:
    You will be volunteering in a friendly and inclusive retail team. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and give something back to the local community.

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Charity
  • Retail and charity shops
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Negotiating
  • Team working
  • Practical
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Creative
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Negotiating
  • Team working
  • Practical

Training

  • Group Induction at the Hospice
  • On the job training with regular supervision
  • Access to the PAH education programme and online courses

Location

8 Hill Street, Richmond, Richmond, TW9 1TN

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