Join our Co-op team and feel part of your local community
Shop work / Retail volunteers needed for True Food Co-op in RG4
The True Food Co-op is a not-for-profit community shop in Reading which sells local, ethical, wholesome and organic food, toiletries and household goods.
We are seeking volunteers to join our shop team to:
- Provide high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service at the till.
- Maintain the store condition, keeping it tidy and clean and helping with product displays.
- Help unpack new deliveries and stocking shelves with products.
- Engage with our customers in a welcoming and friendly way, helping them to find what they need.
- Follow our policies and procedures relating to Food hygiene, Health & Safety and handling payments.
Helping out in our Co-op can provide a great way to develop new skills, meet new people and feel part of your local community.
Location address line 1
61 Grove Road
In the True Food Shop
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Tue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PMSat AMSat PM
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Shifts are available between 0800 - 1900, ideally 2 to 3 hours
Shop work / Retail
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeLikes team workKeen learnerSociableSupportiveCommunicatorPhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
On the job training given by staff and True Food members
Description of support
No-one works alone, a shop manager is always on hand
Description of expenses
We will refund travel expenses to get to True Food
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?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
13 September 2021