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Volunteer Retail Assistant (Age Concern Causeway)
Location Coleraine
Description

Age Concern Causeway

Volunteer Retail Assistant

Age Concern Causeway is a local, independent charity established in 1977 which delivers services to older people in the Causeway Coast and Glens (CCG) Borough Council area. Our services include our Dementia Support Group, our Advocacy and Information service, our Befriending service, our Active Age programme and our Nearly New shop. All funds raised by ACC are put back into helping older people in the CCG locality.

Role Description:

  • We are looking to expand our much- valued team of volunteer retail assistants for our Nearly New shop in Coleraine.
  • Perhaps you would be the perfect fit for us?
  • Do you know your Prada from your Primark?
  • Do you enjoy a bit of fun and chat?
  • Do you have a little time that you could give to help a local charity?
  • Are you aged 16+
  • Would you like the opportunity to dress a window?
  • Would you like to acquire new skills or develop existing skills?
  • Would you like the opportunity to enhance an application form, CV or UCAS form?

Main duties:

  • Sorting out donations
  • Steaming clothes and putting on hangers
  • Pricing items for sale
  • Operating the till
  • Serving customers and assisting them with their queries
  • Answering the telephone when other members of ACC unavailable
  • Full training, support and ongoing help will be provided by us

What do you get in return?

  • Fun and the opportunity to form new friendships
  • Getting the prospect to meet a wide and diverse number of people
  • A feel- good factor giving something to the benefit of others
  • Developing customer service skills
  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Gaining financial skills
  • The experience of being part of a vibrant team

If you are ready to make new friends, improve your physical and mental health and maybe develop new skills along the way, come volunteer with Age Concern Causeway. You can change your life and the lives of others when you do. Currently we are hoping to extend our shop opening hours from 9am to 5pm. If you could help us from 9am to 12:30pm and/or 12:30pm to 5pm we would love to hear from you.

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