Preparation Manager

To prepare the shop for opening and to supervise a team of preparation assistants
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly

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

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

Main duties include:
• Opening and closing the shop
• Ensure volunteers sign in and out
• Record all absences
• Allocate tasks to volunteers and supervise their completion
• Ensure all donations received are sorted and distributed
shop floor – storeroom- other charities/partnership – recycling - disposal
• Ensure items on shop floor are dated, to ensure for efficient stock rotation
• Ensure the shop is well stocked, clean and tidy
• Ensure all stock on shop floor is current
3wk shop floor - 1wk reduction rail - other charities/partnership – recycling – disposal
• Ensure stock on sale meets with seasonal changes, national and local celebrations and festivals
• Ensure shop is cleaned and is tidy and ready for opening
• Report any purchases needed to Julie Deeley
• To be aware of and bring any operating issues to the monthly managers get together – with simple proposals for improvement
• Arrange for window dressing to be refreshed
• Attend the monthly managers get together

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Some supervision and retail skills would be great, but not essential

Areas of Interest: Community, Marketing, Poverty, Retail, Social Welfare
Opportunity suitable for: Indoor, Long term commitment, Older people, People with restricted mobility
What activities will the volunteer do? Customer Services, Marketing, Retail
Skills gained in this role: Creativity, Leadership, Managing people, 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