Retail Administration Support Volunteer

This is a key position supporting the work of our retail outlets across the region. Alongside our retail staff and our other retail volunteers you’ll become part of a busy team which generates as much income as possible to support our children, young people and families.

The role includes the following areas of responsibility:

  • dealing with queries from our shop managers and from members of the public
  • organising and packing shop supplies
  • meeting and greeting members of the public in our Income Generation office
  • pulling reports from our tilling system and entering figures into the retail income spreadsheet
  • preparing reports for shops, and writing content for weekly retail newsletter

Commitment

We hope you would be able to provide a minimum of a half day per week. We can be flexible with timing.

Volunteer profile

  • organised
  • a flexible and positive approach
  • adaptability to the role’s requirements
  • personable when speaking with members of the public, staff, and other volunteers
  • knowledge of retail work is not essential, but would be of benefit

Support you will receive and your involvement in our organisation

  • regular contact with the manager responsible for the area with which you will volunteer
  • you will gain valuable experience and understanding of the services we offer
  • you will be part of the work of a highly regarded UK charity
  • we will reimburse reasonable expenses
  • full training and supervision will be given as appropriate for the volunteering role
  • volunteers are invited to attend hospice-wide events which include other areas of our work
  • volunteers are invited to join the volunteer forum (more information available on request)
  • we ask all our volunteers to follow our policies and procedures
  • we will need you to complete documentation relating to the role

Due to the nature/location of this role, applicants will require a DBS check.

Volunteers supporting on site must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medically exempt) by Friday 1 April 2022 to be able to fulfil this role. We will require evidence of your vaccination status prior to commencement.

For further details and to apply, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Heather Griffiths by email volunteering@martinhouse.org.uk or telephone 07827 447827.

Role details

Position:
Minimum of half a day a week
Type:
Volunteer
Location:
Martin House – Income Generation Office

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