Volunteer Shop Assistant Cork


Barnardos Charity Shop, 99 North Main Street, Cork City

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 service


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/Assistant Shop Manager

Time Commitment:


  • Monday to Friday afternoon, Saturday morning or afternoon
  • Minimum of 4 hours per week
  • Roster worked out with manager
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months


Person Specification:


  •  Retail and customer service experience essential
  •  Good communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Honest, reliable and flexible
  •  Enthusiasm 


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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