Volunteering

Volunteering

Sales Assistant for British Heart Foundation - Furniture and Electrical Store

Role Type: Regular
Based: Westbrook
Categories: Retail
Does this opportunity require independent working?: Yes
Is this opportunity suitable for someone looking to participate / first-time volunteer?: Yes

What would I be doing?

Do you always have a welcoming smile on your face and love getting in to conversations? Why not get to know the people from your community with this versatile volunteering role.

You’ll be at the heart of the BHF’s fight against heart disease. You’ll be serving customers, helping to promote our stock and awareness campaigns and encouraging every donor to become part of our Gift Aid scheme. If you want to get to know the community around you, this is a perfect way to integrate yourself into your local area and maybe spread the volunteering bug to new recruits.

No 2 days in our store are the same. A typical day consists of serving customers, dealing with customer enquiries, replacing stock in the store, unloading/loading of vans, meeting & greeting customers, booking collection and deliveries, handling cash etc.

This role offers the opportunity to learn valuable experience in customer service, gain practical work experience, enhance your CV and the chance to gain qualifications through Derby College.

What skills do I need?

Customer service skills

Ability to work within a team

Tasks or activities involving limited physical effort with some standing, walking, bending or stretching

Able to work with some work related pressures e.g. targets, demand.

Verbal and written communication skills

Cash handling

Able to use own initiative and problem solve in some instances

About British Heart Foundation - Furniture and Electrical Store

Our mission is to win the fight against cardiovascular disease and our vision is a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from cardiovascular disease. Coronary heart disease in the UK's single biggest killer but we at the British Heart Foundation are making fantastic progress in the fight against heart disease and are well on our way to realising our ambitions, funding £100m of life saving research each year!

Recruitment and training details:

There will be a full induction on commencement of interview.

Additional training will be provided to explain processes and procedures etc.

This opportunity is not suitable for those under 18.

This role is min 2 hours and max 7 hours per shift

Is a DBS required? No

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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