Barnardos Retail Volunteer (shops)


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:

  • Work as part of the Barnardos Shops Development Team
  • Identifying ideal product
  • Preparing for fashion events and Pop Up shops
  • Preparing stock for delivery to Barnardos charity shops
  • Liaising with shop managers and delivery personnel
  • 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 warehouse duties
  • Formal organisational training provided as necessary
  • Supervised by and reports to Bernadette Harrington, Brand New Manager

Time Commitment:

  • Monday to Saturday
  • Morning and afternoon shifts available
  • Roster worked out with manager
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months

Person Specification:

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

Application process, references and Garda Vetting required

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