Volunteer Shop Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer retail Sales Assistant to help customers identify and purchase products they desire. Sales assistant duties include selling, restocking and merchandising. The goal is to provide high class customer service and to increase the company’s growth and revenue through sales maximisation.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Maintain outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards
 Maintain a fully stocked store
 Ascertain customers’ needs and wants, recommend and display items that match customer needs
 Welcome and greet customers
 Follow all companies policies and procedures

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
 Proficiency in English
 Track record of over-achieving sales quota
 Solid communication and interpersonal skills
 Customer service focus
 Friendly, helpful, confident and engaging personality

Areas of Interest: Marketing, Retail
Opportunity suitable for: Employee Volunteers, Groups, Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work, University students, With friends
What activities will the volunteer do? Providing advice, Retail
Skills gained in this role: Listening, Negotiating, Reasoning, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: The Sanctuary Trust