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We are looking for volunteers to join the team in our Newark Home shop to support in all areas including: generating stock, merchandising, processing donations, raising awareness locally, assisting on the shop floor or supporting behind the scenes with social media and online sales. 

The store is located at: 13-14 St. Marks Place, Newark, NG24 1XT

The opening hours are: Monday- Saturday 9am-5pm  Sunday  10am-4pm

This is a great opportunity to become part of a great team, meet new people and gain retail skills. 

Volunteering in our shops is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions.

In return we will give you all the training you need to be successful in the role, support from store management, a staff discount of 25% and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity.

To find out more please look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

*We now require all Volunteers to complete a basic DBS check and provide two references, you will be contacted regarding these as part of the application process.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Electrical Donation Tester

Are you good with electricals and keen to learn a new skill?

This Electrical Donation tester role could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Our Newark furniture shop needs your help! We are located at 13-14 St Mark's Place, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1XT.

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As an Electrical Donation Tester you would be getting involved in:

  • Trialling our electrical items donated to make sure all the functions work
  • Learning how to use the PAT testing machine to make sure the items are safe to use
  • Ensuring that once electrical items have been tested they are ready to be sold on the shop floor

Helping us to be able to sell our electrical donations really does make a huge difference to shop sales

Volunteering in our shops is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. The shop is open Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm and Sundays 10:30am-4:30pm.

In return we’ll give you all the training you need to be successful in the role, support from store management, a staff discount of 25% and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity.

Volunteer Social Media Assistant

Do you keep up with the latest trends and know how to engage people online?

You could be the ideal person to help us raise brand awareness and make the best use of our shop social media accounts

As a Social Media Assistant you could help us by:

  • Keeping our shop Facebook pages active and interesting by coming up with new content
  • Sharing stories and photos on social media within our brand guidelines
  • Coming up with ideas to help us grow our social media presence on different platforms to raise awareness of the charity and the fantastic work we do
  • Working with our Online Trading team to sell key items through Facebook Marketplace and taking photos of these items for sale
  • Researching items to assess our donated stock to maximise the value of our donations to sell in our eBay Shop. 

Benefits of volunteering with The Air Ambulance Service:

  • 25% discount on donated goods
  • Training & Development
  • Reasonable travel costs reimbursed
  • Improved mental health & well being
  • Learn new skills & meet new friends
  • Supporting a great cause within your community

Volunteering in our shops is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. 

 

Volunteer Shop Floor Assistant

As a Volunteer Shop Floor Assistant, you would be the front face of the charity interacting with the public, so we are always looking for new friendly faces to join us!

Our volunteers are essential in everything we do, last year contributing over 226,000 hours of their time to save lives.

Some of the tasks you could be involved in:

  • Serving customers at the tills
  • Assisting customers on the shop floor
  • Visual merchandising of windows & shop displays
  • Sorting stock
  • Updating our social media posts
  • Promoting Gift Aid

Benefits of volunteering with The Air Ambulance Service:

  • 25% discount on donated goods
  • Training & Development
  • Reasonable travel costs reimbursed
  • Improved mental health & well being
  • Learn new skills & meet new friends
  • Supporting a great cause within your community

No experience necessary as full training will be provided

*We require all volunteers to complete a basic DBS check and provide two references, you will be contacted regarding these as part of the application process.

 

Warehouse Assistant/ Drivers Mate

We are looking for warehouse assistants to join our Newark superstore

As a Volunteer Warehouse Assistant you could get involved in:

 

  • Helping the team to remove sold furniture from the shop floor and replace with new stock
  • Assist drivers with furniture deliveries
  • Help with organisation and movement of incoming stock
  • Checking incoming stock

 

 

Please note- this volunteer role would require heavy lifting

 

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions.

 

 

 

Volunteer Treasure Hunter

Do you have a keen eye for finding unique things?

Are you able to find a Gem in our donations?

 

We are looking for volunteers to assess our donated stock to maximise the value of our donations to sell in our eBay Shop.

You may already have a good knowledge of antiques & collectables or be able to research our donations.

Are you able to find a gem amongst our donations?

If so, join our volunteer team & help us keep flying & continue to save lives.

 

Volunteer Stock Processor

As a Volunteer Stock Processor, you would be a key part of the charity preparing our donated stock ready for sale, if you have a few hours a week to spare come & join us!

Our volunteers are essential in everything we do, last year contributing over 226,000 hours of their time to save lives.

Some of the tasks you could be involved in:

  • Sorting, steaming & tagging stock
  • Visual merchandising of windows & shop displays
  • Updating our social media posts
  • Receiving donations

Benefits of volunteering with The Air Ambulance Service:

  • 25% discount on donated goods
  • Training & Development
  • Reasonable travel costs reimbursed
  • Improved mental health & well being
  • Learn new skills & meet new friends
  • Supporting a great cause within your community

No experience necessary as full training will be provided

*We require all volunteers to complete a basic DBS check and provide two references, you will be contacted regarding these as part of the application process.

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