Volunteer Retail Assistant – Action for Children Pop-Up Stars

Posted: December 19, 2018

Job Details

  • Action for Children
  • Shop Assistant
  • Volunteer
  • Watford Intu Shopping Centre
  • 11/02/2019

Job Description

Purpose of opportunity:

Action for Children are about to embark on an exciting new ‘pop-up’ retail project and you could be part of it!

We are looking for volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds that can bring a variety of skills to our new venture.  By volunteering you will be helping us generate vital funds for our work with children, young people and families.

Where – Watford Intu Shopping Centre

When – Open every day 9am -5.30pm (if you cannot commit to full day mornings or afternoons are great as well)

Key activities:

We are looking for volunteers to both offer and gain experience in all aspects of retail.  Our volunteers will undertake a wide range of activities including:

  • Meeting and greeting our valued customers
  • Customer service with a smile!
  • Serving customers at the till
  • Ensuring our pop-up always looks top notch
  • Administrative tasks such as pricing and stocktaking

If you have a particular skill or interest, our team would be delighted to discuss how you could utilise it with us! Whatever your skills, we want to talk to you!

Attitude/skills/knowledge required:

  • A smile
  • A friendly and helpful manner
  • Honesty and reliability
  • An interest in working in retail
  • An interest in helping a fantastic charity achieve a new ambition

Training, support or other benefits available:

  • You will be trained in every aspect of your role and will receive an induction covering health and safety, safeguarding and equality.
  • We will provide you with all the support you need to feel confident in your role.
  • You can benefit by developing your retail and customer service skills.
  • Certificate of completion of volunteering hours

Additional Information

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email Charrice.richmond@actionforchildren.org.uk.  You will be asked to complete a volunteer registration form and invited to come and have an informal chat with us.