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Join our Henley charity shop team and help raise funds to support our Berkshire hospice

Shop work / Retail volunteers needed for Thames Hospice in RG9

Come and volunteer in our charity shop in Henley where you will be helping us to raise vital funds to keep our hospice running.

There are a variety of different roles:

  • 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

Contact us today to book a taster session

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Beth Carey, Volunteer Services Administrator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01753 848940
Location address line 1
27 Duke Street
Line 2
Henley
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG9 1UR

Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PMSat AMSat PMSun AMSun PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Shop work / Retail
Will suit someone like this:
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Retail induction training, Health and safety, manual handling, fire awareness, data protection, visual merchandising
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From Shop manager, and shop staff
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel to the shop
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
No
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
16
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
20
Opportunity added on
3 October 2019

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