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  • Sales Assistant (Dunfermline)
    with Furniture Plus Ltd

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO83926 - Created/last updated: 30/09/2022



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    About this opportunity:To work as part of a team of staff and volunteers to deliver high levels of customer service, to contribute to the day to day running of the charity's retail outlets and to grow the business to support the long-term sustainability of the organisation. Grow personally and professionally as part of a dynamic team and undertake cleaning and showroom duties as required and assist with the rotation of stock.


    * Work with others in a team of staff and volunteers
    * Deal with telephone enquiries
    * Prepare, price and display stock items for sale
    * To serve customers on the shop floor
    * To ensure the showroom is well-presented, clean and tidy at all times
    * To schedule all deliveries and collections using our stock control system
    * Greet and assist customers
    * Operate till
    * Continually develop an understanding of the Company's culture, products and reflect this in everyday performance

     •  Take responsibility for personal development and actively seek opportunities for improvement

     •  Any other duties that may reasonably be required

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Our warehouse supervisor carries out a full induction (Health & Safety). Each volunteer would be partnered up with a fully experienced member of staff.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses are paid at 10p per mile for walking, 24p per mile for a motorbike, 45p per mile for driving and full payment for bus tickets.

    Experience required:Furniture Plus are happy to receive volunteers who are willing and keen to learn new skills, whilst growing confidence, meeting new people, have fun and feeling part of your local community.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsCastle Industrial Centre, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8NT .

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    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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  - Warehouse Assistant
  - Sales Assistant (Dysart)
  - Driver (Dysart)

Type of volunteering: Charity Shops / Retail
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