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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:

Members of the public kindly donate small electrical items to our shops, which we are unable to sell on unless they have passed a PAT test. As a volunteer PAT Tester in our small friendly team, you'll help to complete visual inspections and function tests, using a PAT Testing machine in the store.

A few hours a week can really make a difference so no matter how much or how little spare time you have, we’d love to meet you.

Comprehensive induction provided.
We can reimburse your reasonable local travel expenses for shifts of over 4 hours

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:

We'll need you to:

be trustworthy, reliable and flexible
be organised and methodical
be friendly and approachable
have common sense
use your own initiative
work as part of a team


Previous experience is not essential in this role, but if you've already got a PAT testing qualification it would be fantastic. If not, training can be provided for the right person. You really just need to be able to work methodically and be organised.

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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