Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Furniture Shop Volunteer for St Rocco's Hospice

Role Type: Regular
Based: Warrington Town Centre
Categories: Retail
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

What would I be doing?

Volunteer Shop Workers are part of a team who work in the shop on a rota.
This role is to based at Mersey Street, Warrington.

Volunteers are usually matched with the tasks that best suits their experience and aptitudes.

Key tasks
You may be required:
• to receive and sort donated goods
• to prepare (including cleaning) and display donated goods.
• to serve customers and deal with queries
• to operate the till, which in the furniture shop is an EPOS till with a gift aid system.
• to assist with cashing up
• to arrange window displays
• to keep the shop and back up areas tidy and clean
• to maintain awareness of Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) issues in the shop.
• to move furniture around the shop.

What skills do I need?

A Volunteer Shop Worker should:
• have good communication skills
• be honest and reliable
• understand and adhere to the Hospice’s confidentiality policy
• be able to work as part of the Hospice team
• may need to have a good level of fitness as heavy lifting is involved; dependant on role.

About St Rocco's Hospice

We provide quality care and promote social, psychological and spiritual wellbeing for patients with life limiting illness, and in doing so place patients, carers and families at the heart of everything that we do.

Recruitment and training details:

Support and supervision
Volunteer Shop Workers report to the Shop Manager, or his deputy, and are supported by the Voluntary Services Manager.

Volunteers will undergo initial induction training and ongoing training in the role.

Is a DBS required? No
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