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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:

Support our charity shop in Basford shop to give customers the best possible experience in-store, making sure they have a fantastic time and come back again and again!

Our tills are really easy to use and as a till operator, you’ll be the face of our shop. You’ll be focused and friendly, take payments, pack goods, and spot opportunities to make additional sales. You'll get great training and support and along the way, you'll pick up really useful retail and customer service experience.

If you already have experience of the retail sector, this role offers you the chance to keep those customer service skills fresh.

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

Skills and Qualifications:

We'll need you to:

Be really friendly and approachable
Have common sense
Use your own initiative
Have the ability to stay calm under pressure.

You need to be the type of person who:

Is customer-focused, patient and attentive
Can work as part of a team
Has a good level of numeracy.
Regular four-hour shift preferred, but days and times flexible.


Previous retail experience would be great but it's not essential. You need to be a friendly, helpful person who enjoys talking to people.

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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