Shop Assistant Volunteer

Location
Worcestershire
Posted
19 Oct 2018
Closes
19 Jan 2019
Interests
Animal
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

A bit about this role

Our Cats Protection shops play a key part in raising the funds needed to help thousands of cats and kittens each year. Our shop assistant volunteers help with all aspects of the day to day running of one of our fantastic shops. They serve customers, help with stock rotation, create displays - and everything in between! They are part of a passionate retail team that make sure our shops are enjoyable places for customers to visit, leading to repeat custom and vital funds being raised to help our feline friends in need.

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Serving customers
  • Arranging and replenishing stock
  • Helping make changes to the shop layout, pricing and stock rotation
  • Sharing your passion for cat welfare
  • Promoting the work of the Cats Protection

A bit more information about this role and the team

Tenbury Wells Cats Protection Charity Shop is desperate for volunteers. The roles available are flexible and no experience is necessary as all training will be provided. Please ring or email us for more information or pop into the shop to find out more!

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 contributing to the smooth running of a Cats Protection shop and helping raise the funds needed to help cats and kittens in need. You will also meet new people, make new friends and be part of a dedicated team of volunteers.

We’re looking for someone with

  • A friendly and outgoing personality
  • Confidence in handling money
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to be part of a team
  • Experience in retail (would be an advantage, but isn’t essential)  

Time expectation 

Our volunteer shop assistants 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. 

Additional Information

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.

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