Retail Volunteer

  • Job Reference: 00000258-1
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Crisis
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail, Fundraising, Volunteering, Charity and Non-Profit Organisations
  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Duration: Open Ended

Job Description

You will contribute to ending homelessness by 

Helping our shops and cafés to raise the necessary funds to support our functions and services to end homelessness. You will do this by volunteering in our shops with a motivated team of people in a fun and dynamic environment.

What you will gain

•    Induction to your role and on the job training 

•    Workplace experience in a retail and café setting

•    The opportunity to share and develop existing skills 

•    Support from a supervisor to discuss your volunteering and on-going development 

•    A platform for building confidence 

•    A reference from a reputable organisation (for character reference min. three months of volunteering)

Core tasks 

•    Delivering exceptional customer service

•    Processing stock

•    Visual merchandising

•    Operating a till 

•    Learning barista skills (in selected stores Finsbury Park, Dalston and Peckham)

Who we are looking for

•    Customer service skills or willingness to develop them

•    Flexibility in terms of the tasks you are asked to undertake

•    To be able to work as part of a diverse team

•    Good time-keeping and reliability

•    Non-judgemental, patient, and friendly

Additional information 

We expect volunteers to comply with Crisis policies including health and safety, data protection and code of conduct at all times

•    Travel and lunch expenses are reimbursed where appropriate 

•    We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and from people with disabilities