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Help with various tasks around our Shinfield Shop

Shop work / Retail volunteers needed for Sue Ryder Shop (Shinfield) in RG2

Retail Volunteer – Reading Shinfield

Shinfield Rd, Reading RG2 8HA, UK

About us
As the largest Sue Ryder shop in the Reading area, our Shinfield Road store has a fantastic variety of new and donated goods. From furniture to bric-a-brac and electrical items, to ladies and men’s and kids’ clothing. Come and visit and find that great brand at a bargain price.

About you
You don’t need any experience to join us as a volunteer you just need to be willing and helpful with a flexible and enthusiastic approach.
As a Sue Ryder Shop Volunteer you will have the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the day to day running of the store including but not limited to:

  • Sorting and pricing stock
  • Stock replenishment
  • General customer service
  • Till work
  • Window Dressing
  • Helping keep our stores safe and hygienic.

How you’ll benefit
In return for your enthusiasm, you will have the opportunity to be part of a wonderful team, gain new skills and experience, and most importantly contribute towards providing more care for more people in the community.

How much time does the role take up?
Ideally we ask that you can make a regular weekly commitment. How often you volunteer is flexible and can be a regular morning or afternoon during the week or weekends.

Why not arrange a taster session
You can register your interest in volunteering online or directly in store, by applying online you will be given a no-obligation taster session in your chosen shop

If you want more from volunteering, we want you.
Join the team and be there when it matters.

Contact person firstname
Kellie Preston, Retail Colunteer Coordinator
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01302 380067
Contact instructions?
Please email volunteersouth@suerydercare.org
Location address line 1
Unit C
Line 2
Whiteknight Retail Centre
Line 3
205 Shinfield Road

Location description
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
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:
Enjoys variety and changePrefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloKeen learnerCreativeCommunicatorPhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Is training given?
Training description
Induction and department training
Is support given?
Are expenses paid?
Description of expenses
Reasonable expenses to be agreed with store manager
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Minimum age
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
14 December 2021