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Shelter

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. Visit shelter.org.uk for more information.

 

We have 93 shops across Scotland and England that are run by our Community Shop Management and Volunteer teams. Did we mention we are award winning? Shelter Shops won ‘Outstanding Charity Retailer of the year’ 2019 and we couldn’t be prouder of our achievement.

Opportunities Overview
  • Volunteer Role Title
    Community Outreach Assistant
  • About the Volunteer Role
    Passionate about all things Retail? Want to support your local Shelter shop? Then this is the volunteer role for you! We're looking for committed and enthusiastic people who want to support Shelter in our (Award winning!) charity shops across the country. Our 2500 plus strong retail volunteers are instrumental in our success and in line with our ambitious strategy, we want you to join us as we create a movement for change. Main Tasks can include: Supporting the management team in the running of the shops,community outreach. Dealing with community partners to raise awareness for our shop and Shelter. Promote gift aid and cash donations. General shop duties. Develop links and contacts within the local community. Some experience of working in Retail would be beneficial but not essential to us as full training provided. What’s really important to us is that you want to be part of our teams and come ready to share your individuals skills and experiences. We do ask for a willingness to follow Shelter’s policies, including volunteering, health & safety, equality & diversity, confidentiality & data protection. To enable you to take part in this opportunity Shelter will: Provide you with a Volunteer Handbook and all relevant Policies/Procedures. Provide learning: including, Health & Safety, Data Protection and Safeguarding. Provide an on the job induction. Pay “out of pocket” expenses in line with Shelter’s volunteer expenses policy. ---- Benefits of Volunteering with Shelter : •Supporting Shelter in our fight against bad housing and homelessness •Gain valuable work experience •Be part of a great team •Build your confidence and develop transferable skills •Enhances your CV –this is the perfect role for you to demonstrate your abilities within a retail environment. ---- This is a voluntary position that supports the work of our services and is not replacing the work of a paid member of staff. This role profile does not form part of any contract of employment.
  • Role
    Regular
  • Type Of Regular
    Flexible
  • Suitable for under 18's
    No
  • Type of role
    Admin / Retail
Opportunities Location

Batley and Spen


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