Volunteer Shop Assistant Carlow


Barnardos Charity Shop, 48 Dublin Street, Carlow Town

Description of Service:

Barnardos are Ireland’s largest children’s charity working with children and families throughout Ireland. Barnardos Charity Shops raise vital funds for Barnardos Services.

Outline of Volunteers Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Retail work as a shop assistant working on shop floor and at till
  • Steaming clothes, pricing and tagging
  • Sorting through donations
  • Cleaning
  • Customer relations

Training and Support Plan:

  • On site training provided to include health and safety procedures, stock preparation, general shop duties etc.
  • Formal organisational training provided as necessary
  • Supervised by and reports to the Shop Manager

Time Commitment:

  • Shops opens Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm however volunteers currently required for the following days and times: Monday 1.30pm to 5.30pm and Wednesday from 11am to 5.30pm
  • Roster worked out with manager
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months

Person Specification:

  • Good English, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Honest, reliable and flexible
  • Interest or experience in retail

Application process and references required

For more information or to register your interest please contact Suzanne Connolly, Barnardos Volunteer Service, tel: 01 708 0431 / 086 857 0112, email: volunteers@barnardos.ie



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