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This is a great opportunity to gain and develop your experience in the competitive retail sector, make new friends and help Sue Ryder provide More Care to More People in need of palliative, neurological and bereavement support.
As Lead Volunteer, you will be required to take on the responsibility of the day to day running of the shop in the absence of the management team.
You will receive an enhanced level of training enabling you to take on additional levels of responsibility. This training will be both face to face and through eLearning.
A full induction and training will be provided.
You will receive a staff discount on donated goods (excluding furniture).
We can reimburse your reasonable local travel expenses for shifts of over 4 hours and we will be able to provide a reference to prospective employers.
We offer NVQs in Customer Service, Retail, Warehouse and Team Leading.
This is a great opportunity to gain and develop your experience in the competitive retail sector, make new friends and help Sue Ryder provide more care to more people in need of palliative, neurological and bereavement support.
The work is varied and interesting.
Enjoy fun, friendship and being part of a team
The shop is open from 09:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Saturday
Skills and Qualifications:
You need to be the type of person who is:
confident to take on additional responsibility on an ad hoc basis
someone who naturally likes to take the lead and happy to make decisions
part of the team, open to direction and someone who follows process
a good communicator who can work with teams of mixed abilities
excellent at dealing with customers
able to take direction
willing to attend training sessions and stay up to date and compliant with Sue Ryder ways of working.
The Lead Volunteer Programme is ideal for someone who already volunteers with us and is looking to take on additional responsibilities; you may have previous retail experience or be someone who is looking to develop their skills in order to find paid work - possibly with us
This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.
17 or over (with parental consent for 17 year olds)
This role may be suitable for a disabled volunteer. Please talk to us about your access needs.