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Thames Hospice - Retail Assistant

Details of the Charity:

Thames Hospice is a charity providing care for people living in Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire aged 16 and over who have a life-limiting illness, their families, and carers. The organisation provides palliative support that gives dignity and comfort to those facing life-limiting conditions, with a complete programme of care focusing on the physical, social, and psychological needs of the patients, not just their condition.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

In this role, you will help to ensure a positive shopping experience for customers and contribute to effective merchandise presentation, while actively supporting fundraising initiatives for the Thames Hospice. As a  Retail Assistant, you will acquire skills such as product knowledge, inventory management, and communication skills.

Typical duties include:

  • Providing guidance and assistance to customers during their shopping experience, aiding them in finding items of interest
  • Contributing to visual merchandising efforts, ensuring the shop is aesthetically appealing and aligned with current trends
  • Operating the till, handling various payment methods efficiently and accurately
  • Receiving donated goods, categorising, pricing, and preparing items for sale, and maintaining organised inventory

Please note, the Brunel Volunteers team would like you to commit to a minimum of 2-3 months.

Additional Benefits:

  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Award
  • Volunteering achievement recognised on your HEAR Transcript

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