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Join Sue Ryder’s Shop Volunteers

Shop work / Retail volunteers needed for Sue Ryder Shop (Oxford Road) in RG1

Oxford Rd, Reading RG1 7LA, United Kingdom
Sue Ryder Shop Volunteer
Currently can only take volunteers who are over 18

Our network of 450 retail stores represents the charity in many communities and on numerous high-streets and retail parks across the UK. Our shop teams are the friendly faces of our stores. They are made up of staff and volunteers who undertake equally important roles.

The shop feels fresh, vibrant and unique. Reading is an interesting store with a busy vibe and welcoming upbeat atmosphere. Our store really does offer something for all charity shoppers, be they collectors, vintage enthusiasts, bargain hunters or all and in-between.

What you will do
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
  • If cleaning is your favourite thing to do, we also have opportunities to help keep our stores safe and hygienic.

What you will need
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.

What you will receive
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 making a difference to our service users and their families.

Sue Ryder places huge value on the diversity that we have within our team of volunteers and supporters. If you are concerned that your skills or abilities might not fit with the role that we have described please contact our recruitment team – recruitment@sueryder.org . We are able to be flexible with most of our volunteering opportunities.

Contact person firstname
Kellie Preston, Volunteer Coordinator
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
Location address line 1
6-8 Oxford Road

Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
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/motivatedKeen learnerGood sense of humourSociable
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Is training given?
Training description
Induction and ongoing training in different departments
Is support given?
Are expenses paid?
Description of expenses
Reasonable travel expenses can be discussed and agreed with the shop manager e.g. parking/ bus ticket
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
9 September 2021