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Charity Shop Volunteer

Glasgow, East Renfrewshire Council (On-site)
Liverpool, Merseyside
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Job description

Could you support your local PDSA shop - and help us care for the pets of people in need?

Every PDSA shop needs an amazing team of volunteers to make it a success and we’re on the lookout for people to join us.

Our shops raise funds to support our pet 48 hospitals and increase awareness of the work we do to get the nation PetWise. 

There are many different ways you can help and even a couple of hours a week will make a difference.

As a Volunteer Customer Service Assistant in one of our shops, you will be the face of PDSA. You will make sure that our customers receive a warm welcome and help us to achieve our ambition of delivering the best customer service of any UK charity. You will also be helping us to exceed our income targets.

What skills do I need?

  • Are you a team player?
  • Do you enjoy building relationships with people?
  • Will you go the extra mile when it comes to customer service?

If the answer is yes, we’d love to hear from you. We provide training, so you don’t need experience – and we reimburse travel expenses so you won’t be out of pocket. 

We can offer you the chance to:

  • Develop fantastic retail skills for your CV
  • Work flexible hours that suit you.
  • Make new friends.
  • Gain a qualification (if you meet the requirements)

We’re looking for people who are:

  • Friendly
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and with the public.
  • Want to develop customer service skills.
  • At least 18 years old.

Get in touch today to talk to us about volunteering in one of our stores or by applying online, we’d love to hear from you!

PDSA positively encourages volunteer applications regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect. 

To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks.   

To apply for this role please visit Volunteering with PDSA - PDSA


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Posted on: 26 October 2023
Closed date: 24 January 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: Volunteer Customer Service Assistant
Tags: Retail, Volunteer Management

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