Shop Volunteers in Croydon

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Location: 49 High Street, Croydon, KT10 8NA (see map)

Travel: East Croydon station. Croydon Library 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?

  • Our charity shops contribute significant funds to the Hospice to enable it to continue to support patients and their families across our catchment area. 
  • This volunteer role will assist in the day -to -day running of our Princess Alice Hospice shops, with the purpose of maximising sales and profitability.
  • 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. 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

  • 4hrs once per week

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
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Retail and charity shops
  • Interpersonal
  • 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

49 High Street, Croydon, KT10 8NA

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