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Age UK Norfolk

Age UK Norfolk

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Every year, thousands of older people and their carers turn to Age UK Norfolk for support. Whether it’s advice in a time of need, help filling out complicated forms or a friendly chat when they’re ...

Older peopleCommunity & familyWellbeing
Good health and well-beingAffordable and clean energyNo Poverty
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Retail Volunteer

Retail Volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Dereham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Retail
Older peopleCommunity & familyWellbeing
No PovertyGood health and well-beingAffordable and clean energy
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Summary

Age UK Norfolk's shop in Dereham has clothing, household items, DVDs and a wide selection of furniture and white goods.

Detailed description

Volunteers welcome visitors, sort and present the donated items and make sales. Volunteers will gain retail and cash handling experience while being part of a friendly team.


Main Purpose

Volunteers work as part of the team to sort, rotate and sell items which have been donated to the charity with the aim of bringing in as much charitable income for Age UK Norfolk as possible.

 

Tasks

·    To arrange, present and rotate stock

·    To maintain a welcoming and tidy shop

·    To make sales transactions including cash handling

·    To sort, check and process donations that arrive at the shop

 

Skills

·    Ability to work as part of a team

·    Good communication skills

·    An understanding of health and safety

·    Ability to follow policies and procedures

·    Experience in a public facing environment (desirable)

 

What the role will give you

·      Retail experience

·      Cash handling experience

·      Confidence and skills that will enhance your CV

·      Experience of working as part of a friendly team

 

Availability

Flexible hours. The shop is currently open Monday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm

 

Location

Age UK Norfolk Dereham Furniture & More Store, 31 Yaxham Road, Dereham,

 NR19 1HR

 

Responsible to

Store Manager 


What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

Getting there

The organiser has marked this opportunity as filled. Applications are closed. You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About Age UK Norfolk

Every year, thousands of older people and their carers turn to Age UK Norfolk for support. Whether it’s advice in a time of need, help filling out complicated forms or a friendly chat when they’re lonely, we are here to help.

But we couldn’t do it alone. Our dedicated team of volunteers are the backbone of our organisation and without their help; we simply would not be able to deliver all the services that we do.

No experience is necessary, and whatever your talents and interests, there is likely to be a voluntary opportunity where you can share your knowledge, make new friends and make a real difference to the lives of older people in Norfolk.

For more information about our volunteer roles and to gain access to our application form please visit our website or contact our Volunteer Coordinator on 01603 785210 or email at [email protected]