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Shop Volunteers in Harrogate

Shop Volunteers in Harrogate
British Red Cross
Description of the role:

Volunteers needed for BRITISH RED CROSS SHOP HARROGATE! Can you spare a few hours during the week or on a Saturday? Then why not join our British Red Cross team of volunteers. You can make new friends, gain valuable volunteer experience, and make a difference in the UK. Are you a fashion fanatic? Would you like to gain an NVQ in Retail or Customer Service whilst you are volunteering? Have you ever been into a charity shop and wished it could be easier to find that vintage gem? Or wished there was a section that catered more for your needs? Look no further because this is the volunteering opportunity you have been waiting for! As well as sorting through and organising our donations to find items suitable for a specific fashion section of the shop, you will have the chance to create exciting displays or perhaps develop new areas, such as a retro section. Volunteering as part of a team, you will be helping the British Red Cross to help vulnerable people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. How will you benefit? + Comprehensive free training so you can represent the Red Cross with confidence + Support to develop your shop and management skills through schemes such as NVQs and Retail Skills certificates + Meeting and volunteering with warm and friendly like-minded people + Reimbursement of reasonable out-of-pocket expenses by prior agreement with shop manager + Join a world-wide network of volunteers Roles available include - customer advisors, stock sorters, merchandisers, gift aid champions and many more!

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

No previous experience required. Min age 15. Volunteers should have a willingness to meet new people and volunteer in a team. Whenever possible we will tailor the opportunity and the hours to fit the individual. Min hours 2 hrs per week. No maximum age or hours limit (unless health or other considerations need to be taken into account).


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Ages 18+
Address
21-27 Beulah Street
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 1QH
Last updated: 29.03.2017
Organisation Information

Providing support services for people in need across Yorkshire.