Charity Shop Display & Merchandising Volunteer
When We Need You
From 27/10/2008 to 13/11/2012
At our new shop in 67 Logie Green Road we sell to the public good quality secondhand furniture and appliances. All money raised is helping to make our free service more sustainable. By volunteering in this role you will learn/develop your skills in welcoming and greeting customers, advising and assisting them when making purchases. You will also learn and develop a range of record keeping and delivery planning skills. You will also be involved in selecting and displaying the items of furniture and in all aspects of merchandising. This will include selecting stock (furniture, appliances, pictures, mirrors and bric and brac) from warehouse for shop, organising a theme for the displays, and dressing displays. Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be given. We welcome volunteers from all walks of life, so please contact us to arrange a visit!
Refurnish4less is one of a number of projects and services that are managed by Four Square Scotland. Four Square through its Services works towards preventing homelessness and promoting inclusion. Refurnish4less is one of its projects that provides practical assistance. The project collects donations of housefold furniture and domestic appliances which it then delivers to new tenants who have been referred to it as being in need of basic furniture.
Skills & Experience
Shop experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided. A friendly outgoing manner in dealing with customers, a willingness to flexible in your work is important.
Refurnish4less is based at 67a Logie Green Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4HF. Bus nos 8, 13, 17, 23, 36 stop within 5 minutes walk of Refurnish4less. Cycle network nearby. Possible free car parking nearby 10 minutes walk away.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Interview, Other, References, Trial Period
Training and Induction Details
Our comprehensive policy on induction, ongoing training and support will ensure that all volunteers will be given the best of starts in the job.
Charity Shops / Retail
Homeless / Housing
We pay public transport bus tickets on receipt of a ticket. We pay £2 contribution to lunches if volunteer works over lunch period for a minimum of a 5 hour day.
Frequency & Commitment
3 hours per day for 8 weeks.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
67a Logie Green
Contact: Matt Lopata
Tel: 0131 557 7905