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Offered by:
Mary Magdalen Foundation Charity Shop
Location(s): Basford
Address where volunteering takes place: 81A Arnold Road Nottingham NG6 0ED  

How many places are on offer?

2 per half day

Purpose of Role:

This is a great opportunity to gain and develop your experience in the competitive retail sector, make new friends and help The Mary Magdalen Foundation raise funds to support their work with people recovering from alcohol problems.

Role Description:

Can you influence without seeming to interfere? If you’re outgoing and confident approaching donors and customers, you could help promote the Retail Gift Aid scheme which can increase sales by 25%. In this role, you’ll greet donors dropping off donations, explain the benefits of the scheme and process details and sales on the computer system

This flexible role offers you the chance to build on your transferable skills - planning, communication and marketing - while gaining experience in the charity sector.

Flexible but suggest two hours on a regular basis.

You'll get:
Fun, friendship and to be part of a team
Staff discount on donated goods

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.

The shop is open 10 - 4 Monday to Friday and 10 - 2 on a Saturday.

Skills and Qualifications:

You need to be the type of person who:

is willing to have some brand training and follow guidelines
has common sense
has experience of using computers
can use your own initiative
can work as part of a team
is happy to get stuck in and support the shop where needed

When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? No
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

1 week

How long to complete training and recruitment?
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No

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