The Blue Cross, Farnham

Charity Shop Volunteer in Farnham (14+)

Are you keen to get some practical experience in retail? Here at Blue Cross in Farnham were looking for enthusiastic individuals to get involved with the day to day running of our charity shop. A rewarding opportunity where the profits you help generate will help pets in need. Ideally you would be interested in getting involved in a range of tasks both on and off the shop floor with the possibility if specialising in a certain area.

Some of the tasks you may be involved in :

  • Preparing stock for sale
  • Sorting donations
  • Steaming, tagging and hanging items
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Selling products and till work
  • Restocking the shop floor
  • Promoting Gift Aid
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy shop

What we are looking for:

  • Reliable and enthusiastic individuals
  • Eye for detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent people skills
  • Friendly and well presented

Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping pets to have healthy, happy lives
  • You’ll gain some great experience in the retail sector
  • You’ll be offered training in customer experience and shop skills
  • Develop your knowledge and enhance your CV
  • Have fun and meet new friends
  • Stay healthy and active in your local community

This opportunity is available at: 44 The Borough, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7NW

Time commitment is flexible to suit you.

Applications from students (aged 14 and over) undertaking their Duke of Edinburgh Award would be welcome.


Mission Statement

We find happy homes for abandoned or unwanted pets, and we keep pets healthy by promoting welfare and providing treatment.