Shop Volunteer

Weekdays, Weekend
In house training on taking/processing donations, merchandising, taking sales and customer service
Desirable Skills: An enthusiasm for SHAX’s work and helping others get involved; Good communication & organisational skills; Good written skills; Attention to detail; Honesty, reliability, integrity and commitment; Hard working and a willingness to learn; Able to work well in a team

SHAX is looking for Volunteers to join their team at the SHAX Shop in Dumfries town centre.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about fashion, homewares and support SHAX’s values to help local people in crisis through homelessness and/or poverty.

This is a great opportunity to volunteer in our new Shop. You will be working with the Shop Supervisor and given relevant training as required. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a retail environment.

The role involves the following:
• Working with our shop team
• Being polite and friendly, with good customer service skills
• Using a computerised till system that has a barcode scanner
• Cash handling, till work and merchandising
• Packing and wrapping purchases
• Option to specialise in a particular department, e.g. toys, clothing, books
• Tidying the shop floor when not busy
• Pricing donated goods

The shop has disabled access. Use of kitchen available and tea, coffe, snacks provided.