Volunteer Assistant – The Crawley Community Shop

Crawley Community Shop is a cooperative that supports 10 charities to raise funds in the Crawley area. We are lucky to be one of those charities that the shop supports. We have an opportunity for a second volunteer retail assistant to support us to raise money for our carers. The shop is open all day Friday and Saturday.

About the role:

  • Accepting donations from the public

  • Sorting and processing donated goods

  • Hanging, pricing and putting donated goods out into the shop

  • Serving customers, offering help and advice where needed

  • Ensuring the shop is kept clean and tidy at all times

  • Helping to raise the profile of Carers Support West Sussex by engaging with the general public.

  • Working within the Crawley Community Shop`s Volunteering Code of Conduct at all times

Location: Worth Road, Pound Hill Crawley RH10 7EP.

Hours Involved: A 3-4 hour weekly shift either Friday or Saturday on a rota with our existing volunteer as well as a Thursday once a month to support the tidying and cleaning of the shop ready for opening on a Friday. `Carers Support West Sussex` Blouse will be provided

Skills and Competencies required:

  • Have an understanding and insight into how Carers Support West Sussex supports Carers in West Sussex

  • Excellent communication skills, being sociable, cheerful and courteous in all you do

  • Good level of fitness and mobility – moving stock and extended time on your feet are all core parts of this role

  • Ability to work as part of a team

Training & Support

Carers Support West Sussex Induction Training  – 3hr session

Role related training provided by the team at the Crawley Community Shop

This role is available to anyone over the age of 18yrs

Two References will be requested

Basic DBS check required

Interested in this role?

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