Retail Assistant

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From sorting donations to serving customers on the till to creating window displays, there’s plenty of fun things to do in our shop. If you’re looking to gain experience and skills for your CV, you could also gain an NVQ whilst volunteering. Of course, most importantly, you’ll be helping to raise much-needed funds to support our incredible children and families.

About ​Claire House:

Claire House Children’s Hospice helps seriously and terminally ill children live life to the full by creating wonderful experiences and bringing back a sense of normality to family life. By providing specialist nursing care and emotional support we help families smile again when life couldn’t get any tougher.

We simply couldn’t survive without the support of our team of volunteers. By volunteering at Claire House you would be joining a team of dedicated people who give their time freely to help our charity.


  • Communicate effectively and efficiently 
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Committed, reliable and trustworthy 


  • An excellent opportunity to gain experience within a busy organisation
  • The opportunity to develop new and existing skills
  • The chance to be at the heart of your local community, meet new people and be part of an enthusiastic team
  • Regular supervision and support
  • Out of pocket travel expenses


  • Application form 
  • Taster session
  • Two references 
  • 16+

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Required Role

Retail Assistant

Key responsibilities

Volunteers will assist with serving customers, sorting donations, creating windows displays, money handling, till operation, stock rotation, steaming, hanging and pricing.

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Positive attitude

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Marketing
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Problem solving
  • Sales
  • Team Work
  • Telephone
  • Time Management
  • Opportunity and Recognition

When can you do this role/Calendar

Start Date: 08-02-2019

Start Time: 09:00 AM

End Time: 05:00 PM

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  2. MORNING monday
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  2. AFTERNOON monday
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  2. EVENING monday
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Chapel Ln, Formby, Liverpool L37 4DU, UK

To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up