At Save the Children, they believe in changing children's future. Their Save the Children Shop in St Andrews is a much-loved part of the local community and continues to be hugely popular with customers and supporters, thanks to the kindness and generosity of the wonderful volunteer team.
If you would like to volunteer with them all you will need is some enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference. The role is diverse, taking place on the shop floor and behind the scenes. Volunteer tasks include anything from sorting donations, steaming clothes, pricing products, managing the till, and helping with the window displays. You can choose how much time you dedicate, no special skills are needed, and they welcome people from all nationalities and backgrounds.
Your donation of time, creativity and kindness can help them change the future for children all over the world!
Training is then provided on an ongoing basis as and when required (new procedures/till training etc).
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - we pay public transport rates and reimburse volunteers every week. Also include mileage rates if applicable.
We can cover all reasonable travel expenses on the day when provided with the receipt.
We are looking for people who are friendly, enjoy being part of a diverse team and keen to get stuck into the day to day tasks of charity retail. No previous experience is necessary as all training and support will be provided on an ongoing basis.
Yes: All volunteers are provided with an initial Welcome and Training induction - this covers all aspects of the day to day charity retail including health and safety, communication and shop processes.
The Save the Children Shop is located in 4B Greyfriars Gardens, St Andrews (KY16 9HA). It is just off the central shopping street in St Andrews, along from the Student Union and near Toppings Book Shop. The St Andrews bus station is a short 5 minute walk
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.
To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:
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