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Shop volunteer (Plympton Bookshop)

Type: Charity Retail

Location: Plympton St Maurice, Underwood & Yealmpstone

Found on high streets up and down the country, our shops are great places to learn new skills and share existing ones. Join our enthusiastic teams and try your hand at all number of tasks, from serving customers on the shop floor, to learning about all the amazing things we get donated, there is truly something for everyone.

Disclaimers:

Please note that those who are clinically extremely vulnerable (also known as shielding) are unable to volunteer for the British Red Cross unless in a role they can do from home. Volunteers who are clinically vulnerable, such as those who are over 70, pregnant or who have various underlying health conditions are able to volunteer in public facing roles providing the environment is Covid-safe, with social distancing and hygiene controls maintained, and a personal risk assessment has been completed.

Due to the need to accommodate a fixed number of people at one time in our shops due to coronavirus and current strict social distancing requirements, we regret that we may not be able to accommodate 15-17 year old volunteers in certain locations or at selected times due to a temporary lack of adequate supervision. The shop manager will advise you if this is the case after your application has been received.

Why we want you

No two days in our shops are ever the same. From the exciting donations that come through our door, to the wonderful customers who shop with us, our shops are ever changing. But one thing that never changes is that we need volunteers to help us to spread the power of kindness.

What you will be doing

  • Talking to customers and providing great service
  • Creating exciting displays
  • Sorting and pricing donations for sale in the shop

The skills you need

  • No previous experience is needed
  • A warm smile and a friendly outlook
  • You can commit to spending a few hours volunteering at a shop near you

What’s in it for you

  • Meet new people every day
  • The chance to utilise your existing skills, share them with the team, and learn new ones
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