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Volunteer Shop Supervisor Gillingham Dorset

Opportunity details

  • 45 High Street, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4AA, Dorset
  • Weekdays, Weekends
  • Charity shop
  • Customer service, Team work

Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

Support staff and volunteers, supervise the day-to-day running of a our charity shop, develop your skills and be a disability gamechanger in your local community.

About your role

You will help raise vital charity income to fund our work to achieve everyday equality for disabled people. As a Lead Volunteer for Scope you will supervise the running of the charity shop and support staff and other volunteers. You might get involved in:

  • Being a key-holder, opening and closing the shop
  • Overseeing and supporting other volunteers
  • Supporting the shop manager and assistant manager
  • Banking and cashing up
  • In-store promotions and campaigns

 

This is a very flexible role. We’d love your help for as little as 1 hour a week, but if you can give 5 hours, even better. We’re open 7 days a week, so chat to us about the hours and days that suit you.

Skills needed

  • Reliable and responsible
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solver
  • Motivated to develop leadership skills and confidence
  • Keen to learn
  • Some experience of volunteering in retail is desirable but not essential

Skills you’ll gain

  • Running a shop
  • Customer service skills
  • Leadership
  • Supporting and supervising volunteers
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Cash handling and banking
  • Excellent customer service
  • Valuable experience for your CV
  • Experience in a large national disability charity

The support you will get

  • Volunteer induction into Scope
  • Relevant Lead Volunteer training
  • One to one support and regular catch ups with your manager
  • Pre-agreed travel expenses and, if you volunteer all day, lunch expenses too
  • We will make accessibility adjustments to the role (if you need this)

Safeguarding

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Scope is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and wellbeing of children and adults at risk, whether receiving services or being staff or volunteers. We expect all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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