Deputy Shop Manager

Posted: August 1, 2022

Job Details

  • Young Lives vs Cancer
  • Deputy Manager
  • Part Time
  • £18,018 (FTE)
  • Tiverton, Devon
  • 14/08/2022

Job Description

When a child is diagnosed with cancer life becomes full of fear, for them and their family. Fear of treatment, but also of families being torn apart, overwhelming money worries, of having nowhere to turn, no one to talk to.

At Young Lives vs Cancer, we help families find the strength to face whatever cancer throws at them. And you could be a part of the team making it happen.


This is an exciting role working with a Shop Manager and a volunteer team.

The position is offered for 21 hours per week to include Saturdays on a rota basis alongside the requirement to work flexibly with local shops when necessary. Working knowledge of Health & Safety and basic IT skills are essential.

This role will be based at the Tiverton shop and this will be the contractual location.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.


We are looking for an experienced Deputy Manager who will show a passion and flair for retail and the ability to organise and get the most out of a volunteer team.

You will work with the Shop Manager to create plans to maximise income for the charity and will be able to demonstrate how you have worked in the community to promote a cause or an organisation. Organisational and delegation skills are vital to ensure consistency of operation when you are away from the shop.


In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced pension and employee savings scheme.

At Young Lives vs Cancer, we recognise that opportunities for too many people remain a condition of their race, class, sex, disability, sexual orientation – or a combination. This has never been acceptable to us as an organisation. At Young Lives vs Cancer, we do not just accept difference — we value it, we celebrate it, we nurture it, and we thrive off it. We positively welcome your application irrespective of your background.

We are on a journey, and if you join us, you will be part of a community that is committed make a difference to the lives of children and young people with cancer.

Young Lives vs Cancer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

You may have experience of the following: Deputy Shop Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Charity, Retail, Assistant Manager, Store Management, Third Sector, Business Development, Charities, Volunteer, Voluntary Sector, Charity Shop, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

Additional Information

How to apply:

Please visit here to apply online.

Hours per week: 21 hours