Retail Shop Volunteer

Below are some more details about becoming one of the team here.

Why do you need me?

  • To raise awareness of the Children’s Air Ambulance and increase donations and sales in your local charity shop.

What activities will/could I be involved in?

  • Assisting in sorting donated stock in our shops.
  • Processing items ready for sale onto the shop floor.
  • Helping customers with their purchases and raising vital funds.
  • Helping with in-shop displays and merchandising.
  • Attending cheque presentations on behalf of the charity if you would like to.
  • Helping out with specific annual campaigns.
  • Assisting with raising our customers’ awareness of the Children’s Air Ambulance.

What skills and abilities will I need to have?

  • Good communication skills and friendly demeanour.
  • Good numeracy skills in order to use the Electronic Till system.
  • The ability to work well with staff as part of your local shop team.
  • Enthusiasm for the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance is vital to this role.

How much time should I offer?

  • You can commit what time you would like to commit, from a couple of hours to a couple of days. We can accommodate all hours. The shop is open from Monday – Saturday, 9:00 to 5:00.

What support will I be given?

  • You will receive opportunities to work alongside other volunteers and Store Management
  • We will give you a full induction on all aspects of this role.
  • Any appropriate materials to support your role.
  • We will provide you with continuous support, advice and guidance.
  • Monthly one-to-one reviews with store management.

Where will I be based?

  • Most of your work will involve representing the Charity in your local shop.

What are the benefits to me?

  • The opportunity to develop new skills.
  • The opportunity of meeting new people and working as part of a dedicated team.
  • Invaluable experience with one of the leading charities in the country.
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you are making a vital difference to our life-saving work.
  • A staff discount of 25%.

What’s the next step?
If you’d like talk to one of the team about volunteering then please feel free to give us a call on 08454 130999 or fill out the form below.
Calls cost 3ppm plus your access charge.

We look forward to welcoming you to the team!

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On average, two children a day could benefit from our transfer service.

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