SL2, Slough
Voluntary
Job description

We have a fantastic team of volunteers at Thames Hospice and we'd love for you to join us!
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the launch of a brand new boutique-style shop opening October 2016.


It costs £7 million per year to run the Hospice; that's where our Retail Assistants play a crucial part in enabling us to offer our services to patients and their families for free.


Retail Assistants help us to raise funds in our shops by carrying out a variety of interesting tasks. Volunteering is a fun and sociable to put your skills to good use or learn new skills, all while making a massive difference to the lives of patients in your local area.

Tasks include:

- Talking to customers and making them feel welcome in the shop
- Advising and helping customers as they browse
- Receive, sort, price and prepare for sale, donated and new bought-in-goods
- Operating the till and dealing with various types of payment
- Answering customer enquiries
- Keeping an eye on the security of the shop
- Maintain a clean and safe working environment
- Promote Gift Aid, the Hospice Lottery and other incentives

You should:

Be interested in the work of Thames Hospice.

Have good communication and interpersonal skills.

Have the ability to get along with people and work as part of a team.

Have basic numeracy skills.

Hours: Varied.

Length of commitment: Flexible.

You must be over the age of 16 and have finished secondary school education.

Posted on: 18 July 2019
Closed date: 16 October 2019
Tags: Retail

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