Stratford Upon Avon Home Shop
We are opening our brand-new home store in Stratford upon Avon in November 2022. We 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: Maybrook Industrial Park, Birmingham Road, Stratford-Upon- Avon CV37 0BT
The opening times for the store are Monday- 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. 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’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.
To find out more please take a look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
*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.
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
As a Volunteer Driver mate
You could be involved in the following tasks.
- 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
Are you good at giving great Customer Service and enjoy meeting new people?
Are you looking to gain retail experience whilst helping your local Community?
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!
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
- Visual Merchandising- keeping our shop windows and displays looking as attractive as possible to encourage more customers, using your creativity to display our stock and using our brand whilst keeping within our guidelines.
- Social Media Assistant- Keeping our Social Media platforms updated, sharing photos and stories, creating new ideas to grow our presence.
Do you have an eye for detail and ability to work well as part of a team?
Then you are just the person we are looking for!
As a volunteer stock processing 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
- Assist van drivers with deliveries/collection and movement of stock on the shop floor
- PAT testing our electrical items (training needed)
- Sourcing suitable items for our eBay site.
- Pricing items ready to go on to the shop floor
- Fixing, Painting, Restoring Furniture
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!
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.