Join our volunteer shop team, gain valuable experience and help with tasks that suit you best; we'll help you find out what these are! We can offer you a fun, social environment where volunteers learn new skills/experiences; references for future employment; the opportunity to learn British sign language; a generous retail discount and unlimited tea & biscuits! From you we need a commitment to volunteer 2 hours per week (flexible, more if that's suitable); a friendly attitude; help with tasks such as till operation, displays, window dressing, stock processing (books, CDs etc), occasionally assisting van driver with deliveries/collections (if physically able to do so). No experience necessary as full training will be given.
no upper age limit has been specified
Half day trial shift to see if the opportunity is right for the volunteer. References check conducted after volunteer decides to commit on a regular basis. Induction includes tour of building/facilities, safety training on equipment use, till operation training and opportunity for 1:1 regular support & supervision sessions if requested.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Reimbursement of public transport rates on the day/week. 45p per mile for car travel.
Lunch expenses up to £4 if working 6 hours or more.
A friendly attitude! No prior skills/experience necessary as full training given, but would be helpful if volunteers had some previous retail experience.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Application Form; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period
No, not for this opportunity.
The shop is located at 245-247 High Street, Kirkcaldy. It is a 5 minute walk from the bus/train station. Private car parking available for volunteers.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.
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