Volunteer Retail Assistant - Braintree and Colchester Shops

You will be joining a lively and friendly team, helping in either our Braintree or our Colchester charity shop, with a range of tasks such as sorting donations, steaming clothes, pricing items, keeping displays current, rotating stock, putting sales through on our EPOS till and signing people up for gift aid. You will also help keep the shop clean and tidy. Most importantly you will be a friendly face to our customers and will have fun! 

Prospective volunteers can always pop into the shop to meet the Shop Manager.


The ability to help with all aspects of the role is preferred. At the moment we especially need help in the till. Full training is provided.


  • Accessibility
    In our Colchester shop, there is limited access as there is a step inside the building and the toilet is on the first floor
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Public transport, mileage, parking fees
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/11/2020

End Date: 09/11/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Volunteers would preferably be available weekly, fortnightly or monthly.


This opportunity is available in: Braintree, Colchester

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