Upper Nithsdale Family Service

Community Swap and Shop

Community Engagement

(Charity Shop)

Be rewarded and have new experiences, supporting children, young people & families in our shop in Sanquhar.


  • The role will be in Upper Nithsdale.
  • You will be supporting our staff at the Charity Shop in Sanquhar and The Family Project in Kelloholm to organise and set up donated items for the purpose of the shop.

Key Skills:

  • Be friendly and welcoming.
  • Understand the needs of young children and their families.
  • Have a non-judgemental approach.
  • Be committed & reliable

Your role: Could include.

  • Support staff to improve community assets.
  • Signpost community members to relevant services.
  • Improved community relationships.
  • Help staff to minimise poverty within the community.

 What we can offer:

  • Experience in Community Engagement & Customer Service
  • Enhanced CV’s & references
  • Developing communication skills
  • The chance to meet lots of new people in your local area
  • Being part of our friendly team!

Action for Children does what’s right, does what’s needed and does what works.


Our Vision


Action for Children adhere to a vision of a world where all children and young people have a sense of belonging and are loved and valued; a world where they can fulfil their potential, shape their destiny and experience the joy of life.

Dumfries and Galloway Council, in partnership with Action for Children, has an ambition for the children of Scotland that they should be ambitious for themselves and be: confident; effective contributors; successful learners; and responsible citizens.