When We Need You
From 23/05/2012 onwards
1. General sales floor duties (customer service, stock replenishment, till operation, security awareness) 2. Merchandising and display (could include designing and completing promotional windows displays) 3. General stockroom duties (sorting, preparation, pricing, health and safety). 4. Departmental supervision (e.g. setting up an event or permanent department to attract customers (clothing/ books/ household etc) 5. Administrative duties (ordering and receipt of New Goods, related paperwork, checking statements, stocktakes etc. Weekly branch paperwork and filing) 6. Market Research (analysis of competition, local trading, research retail environment through the national press, customer surveys) 7. Recruiting additional volunteers (could be through contact with local, colleges, schools, libraries etc)
About Castle Douglas Civic Events Committee
To provide entertainment for the people of Castle Douglas and continue the traditions of the town. We organise the civic week activities, Douglas day parade, halloween fun night and The civic week ball. We hold fund raising activities though out the year.
Skills & Experience
Interest in retail/ general management/ display/ working with the general public.
King Street, Castle Douglas (old BP garage)
Application Form, Informal Chat, Interview, References
Training and Induction Details
Experience is desirable, but not essential as full training will be given
Charity Shops / Retail
Arts (music /drama / crafts)
No Wheelchair Access
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
approx 4 hours sessions - either 9am-1pm or 1pm-4pm; or by negotiation to suit the volunteer.
No minimum age has been specified for this opportunity
Opportunity Provided By
71 High Street
Contact: Volunteer Action Dumfries and Galloway