Volunteer Re-Use Shop Assistant

Published date: Tuesday 1 March 2016
Closing date: Ongoing
Location: Emmaus Merseyside
Type: Voluntary

Are you interested in giving your time to support a local homelessness charity? Do you have an eye for good quality furniture, antiques or other household goods? Have you got experience of working in a charity shop, sorting charity donations or warehouse experience? If so, we have an opportunity for you to help out at our brand new Charity Re-use Shop which is opening very soon.

Summary of tasks


  • Sort through donations of furniture
  • Prepare items for distribution to our Superstore and for display in the shop
  • Help with merchandising and retail displays
  • Replenish stocks and customer service

Skills required

We’re looking for dedicated individuals with experience of charity shops or retailing…

  • Good knowledge of or interest in furniture, household and small electrical goods, antiques etc.
  • Ability to work fast and accurately
  • Team work and people skills
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and a positive attitude.

Time commitment

We are looking for volunteers who are able to commit to at least 1 or more days a week (9:30am - 4pm). Weekend work also available. We can be flexible in terms of what day(s) these will be.

Training, support and benefits

  • As an Emmaus Merseyside 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 provide further training where possible.
  • We will provide you with travel expenses on the days that you volunteer.

Contact us

If are interested in this role please e-mail or call Angie on emmaus.merseyside.angie@gmail.com0151 928 1588

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