Volunteer Shop Assistant Wexford


Barnardos Charity Shop, 11a Selskar Street, Wexford 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. Barnardos shops sell high quality second–hand and brand new goods.

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 / Assistant Shop Manager

Time Commitment:

  • Monday to Saturday - shifts of 9.30am to 1.30pm or 1.30pm to 5.30pm 
  • Sunday afternoons - 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Roster worked out with Shop Manager / Assistant Shop Manager
  • Minimum commitment of 1 year 

Person Specification:

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

Application process, Garda Vetting and two 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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