Coventry, West Midlands
Voluntary, Flexible
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Job description

Barnardo's receives donations of a variety of items which we sell in our Superstores. We are looking for a visual merchandiser volunteer to support with creating eye-catching shelves and window displays.

The role would be a great fit for someone who has a real passion for fashion, an eye for detail and understands basic principles of visual merchandising. Your role is to create amazing displays which will make Barnardo's stand out on the high street and encourage members of the public to come into our stores.

It would be great if you could volunteer one shift a week (or even more if you want) but we’re always happy to be flexible to work around your availability.

Volunteer role

Visual Merchandiser Volunteer

Volunteer manager

Volunteer Manager

Where you will be based



Unit 3, Central Six Retail Park, Coventry, CV3 6TA, United Kingdom

Minimum age: 14

Why we want you

We are looking for a visual merchandiser volunteer to support with creating eye-catching displays within our stores.

What you will be doing

  • Creating eye-catching window displays.
  • Merchandising shelves and dressing mannequins etc.
  • Ensuring branding/marketing guidelines are met within the store.
  • Prepare items for sale, including ensuring pricing is correct and visible.
  • Support with any marketing campaigns in the store.

The skills you need

  • Passion for fashion.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Knowledge/experience of visual merchandising principles.
  • Friendly and helpful.
  • Enthusiastic about the work of Barnardo’s.
  • Flexible and willing to do a variety of tasks.

What's in it for you

  • Volunteering in a fast paced and diverse environment.
  • Have fun and meet new people.
  • Develop skills for your CV including confidence, teamwork and problem solving.
  • Make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families.
  • Learning and development opportunities through our Volunteer Academy which includes access to Level 2 Qualifications and other accredited courses.
  • Full training and experience of working in retail as a volunteer.


We look to recruit a diverse range of volunteers. If your skills don't fit the above, please do not let this put you off as we are able to be flexible with most of our roles. If you are unable to apply online through the link on this page, please visit your local store for a paper application form or contact the Barnardo's Volunteering Team via our website.

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Posted on: 15 September 2021
Closing date: 14 December 2021
Job ref: Visual Merchandiser Volunteer(Coventry Superstore)
Tags: Retail
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