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Melton Mowbray Superstore

Our new Superstore opens soon

We will be opening a brand new superstore in Melton Mowbray on 19th November and are looking for volunteers to join our team to support in all areas including: generating stock, merchandising, processing donations, raising awareness locally, assisting on the shop floor, driver's mate or supporting behind the scenes with social media. The store is located at:

56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

The opening times for the store are:

Monday to Saturday 9am - 6pm

Sunday 10am - 4pm 

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

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

General Interests

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 Melton Mowbray shop needs your help! We are located 56 Scalford Road Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

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 [insert opening hours]

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 Furniture Refurbisher

Are you able to see the potential in donated items? Do you have a creative eye for upcycling furniture or the practical skills to fix things?

Our Melton Mowbray superstore needs your help. We are located 56 Scalford Road Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY.

 

You could help us in many different ways including:

  • Fixing donated items of furniture so that they are ready to sell
  • Painting donated items to refresh them and increase the income we can generate from them
  • Restoring wooden furniture for example by sanding, varnishing or painting so it can be sold in our shop

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 [insert opening hours].

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 Shop Floor Assistant

Are you great at customer service and looking for a new opportunity to gain retail experience, meet new people and help your local community?

Our Melton Mowbray shop needs your help! We are located 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY.

 

As a shop floor assistant some of the things you could get involved in are:

  • Supporting us by serving customers at the tills
  • Helping customers who need assistance on the shop floor
  • Talking to customers about the work of our charity to spread the word and raise awareness about the fantastic things we do

As a 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!

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 [insert opening hours]

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

 

Our Melton Mowbray shop needs your help! We are located 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

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

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 [insert opening hours]

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 Stock Sorting Assistant

Do you have an eye for detail and ability to work well as part of a team?

Our Melton Mowbray shop needs your help! We are located at 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

 

 

As a stock assistant some of the things you could get involved in are:

  • Sorting through the many donations coming through our door to pick out the best items for sale
  • Hanging and steaming clothes so that they look as attractive as possible to customers
  • Pricing items ready to go on to the shop floor

 

If you are happy to get involved with the team and help us to process our donations then you are exactly the person we need to join us!

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 [insert shop opening hours].

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 Visual Merchandiser

Do you have creative flair, an interest in retail and an eye for detail?

Our Melton Mowbray shop needs your help! We are located 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

 

As a visual merchandiser some of the things you could get involved in are:

  • Creating inspiring window displays to encourage more customers
  • Working within our brand guidelines but also with your own creativity to make our shop floor look as attractive as possible
  • Coming up with creative ways to present our stock seasonally and for specific charity campaigns

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 [insert opening hours]

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.

Warehouse Assistant/ Drivers Mate

We are looking for warehouse assistants to join our Melton Mowbray superstore 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

 

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 Department Specialist

Do you have a keen interest in retail and a particular department that you would like to specialise in?

Our Melton Mowbray shop needs your help! We are located 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

 

As a Volunteer Department Specialist you could play an important role in the running of the shop by:

  • Taking responsibility for a set department within the shop for example books, media, children’s, jewellery or clothing. If you have a specific interest then this is a great way to utilise it as a volunteer.
  • Engaging with customers by talking to them about the stock in your area
  • Using your creativity and eye for detail to ensure the department looks as appealing as possible to customers.

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 [insert opening hours]

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 Online Trading Assistant

We are looking for new volunteers to support our Online Trading team from our Melton Mowbray Superstore. If you have an eye for detail and are looking for the chance to get involved in a unique area of our charity then this could be the opportunity for you.

Our shop address is 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY.

 

You would be getting involved in:

  • Sorting through donated stock and picking out items to sell online
  • Assisting the Online Trading team by sending stock to our Head Offices
  • Helping the Online Team to list items for sale on Ebay and Amazon
  • In some cases using the shop Facebook pages to sell products

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 [insert opening hours]

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 Stock Generator

Are you looking for a new way to use your local knowledge and connections for a good cause?

Our Melton Mowbray shop needs your help! We are located 56 Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY

As a Volunteer Stock Generator you would be able to help us by:

  • Engaging with individuals and businesses to help generate more stock for the shop for example by organising bag collections
  • Identifying stock we are in most need of and finding creative ways to source this
  • Talking to customers about donating stock in the future
  • Promoting donation of stock in the local area.

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 [insert opening hours]

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.

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