Charity shop - Flair for fashion volunteer
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity and our vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.
Cats are at the centre of everything we do and our objectives are: homing, neutering and educating people about cats and their care.
We help thousands of cats across the UK each year thanks to our network of dedicated volunteers, staff and supporters.
A bit about this role
Our retail ‘flair for fashion’ volunteers help raise the funds needed for us to help cats and kittens in need – whether they have a passion for cats, fashion or both! They identify, price and sort saleable clothing from donated stock, and the money raised goes directly to helping our feline friends. Making a difference can mean raising as little as 18p, which is enough to feed a cat in our care for a day.
What can you expect to the doing?
- Sorting, selecting, steaming, sizing and pricing the best clothes for sale from donated stock
- Merchandising clothes on the shop floor
- Creating eye-catching displays
What are the benefits to you and the cats?
You will develop new skills, expand your knowledge and make a significant contribution to improving the lives of cats and kittens by raising funds through your enthusiasm for both fashion and cats. You will also meet new people, make new friends and be part of a dedicated team of volunteers.
We’re looking for someone with
- Creativity and/or an awareness of fashion
- An eye for quality and detail
- Willingness to be part of a team
Our retail volunteers usually spend 1 to 2 hours per week in this role, which is flexible and can be shared by more than one volunteer if needed.
At Cats Protection we believe our volunteers should be happy and confident in their roles. To make sure this is the case, we provide support and guidance both remotely from our National Cat Centre and face to face through our regional and local volunteer groups and teams. We also offer varied online and face to face training and have wide-ranging policies covering all aspects of volunteering. We hope the support we provide will ensure our volunteers have a great experience with Cats Protection.