Canterbury Shop Volunteer

Published date: Monday 1 February 2016
Closing date: Ongoing
Location: Emmaus Dover
Type: Voluntary

Do you have an eye for detail and an interest in clothes, antiques or furniture? Have you got experience of working in a charity shop, sorting charity donations or retail? If so, we would love for you to help out at our Canterbury charity shop.

Summary of tasks:

  • Sort through clothing donations
  • Prepare items for display in the shop
  • Help with merchandising and retail displays
  • Replenish stocks and customer service

Skills required:

  • We’re looking for a dedicated individual with experience of charity shops or retail…
  • Good knowledge or interest in clothes, antiques or furniture
  • Ability to work fast and accurately
  • Team work and people skills
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and a positive attitude.

Time commitment:

We are looking for a volunteer that will commit to at least 1 day per week (9:30am - 4pm) or 2 half-days. We can be flexible in terms of what day(s) these will be.

Training, support and benefits:

  • As an Emmaus Dover volunteer you will be given a full induction when you start.
  • A staff member and companion will support you throughout your time as a volunteer.
  • We will offer you an opportunity to develop your skills and experience for a worthwhile cause.
  • We will look to provide further training where possible.
  • We will provide you with travel expenses on the days that you volunteer.

To register your interest or find out more please contact Debbie Stevenson on 07442 535922 or email

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