Preparation Assistant

To prepare donated items for sale on the shop floor
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
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:

Main duties include:
• Ensure you sign in and out on the attendance sheets
• Follow instructions from your manager and when necessary the procedural guide
• Ensure all donations received are sorted and distributed
shop floor – storeroom- other charities/partnership – recycling - disposal
• Ensure all items have a product tag, showing the price, the size of the garment and date prepared for the shop floor
• Ensure all items on shop floor have been either steamed (clothing) or washed/wiped
• Ensure shop is cleaned and is tidy and ready for opening

Skill and Qualifications Required:

No qualifications needed,

Areas of Interest: Customer Services, Health and wellbeing, Poverty, Retail, Social Welfare
Opportunity suitable for: 16-17 year olds, Indoor, Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work, People with a visual impairment, People with restricted mobility, University students, 18 and over
What activities will the volunteer do? Customer Services, Retail
Skills gained in this role: Cleaning and tidying, Creativity, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Helping Hand
Organisation Profile: Helping Hands - A voluntary organisation retailing a range of products on behalf of the six Methodist Churches of Hyde and Denton.
Charity number: 1150558