Thames Hospice – Retail Assistant

Thames hospice master logo Details of Charity:

Thames Hospice is a local charity that provides expert care for those with life-limiting illnesses through our 17 bed Inpatient Unit, Community Therapy Unit and Hospice at Home service. It costs over ÂŁ7 million every year to keep our vital services going. We rely on 80% of our costs from charitable donations, including in our shops, which enables us to provide our services free of charge, 365 days a year, to the people who need us.

Details of Volunteering Opportunity:

This role is located at our shop in Uxbridge or in Gerrards Cross and hours are flexible, however volunteers tend to do a 4 hour shift on a weekly or fortnightly basis. Tasks include: visual merchandising, sorting donations, preparing them for sale, serving customers on the till and the shop floor and promoting the work of Thames Hospice.

Please state on your application which shop you would like to volunteer at.

Skills required from the Applicant:

  • Good teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good customer service

Additional benefits to the Volunteer:

  • In house training
  • Options in future to complete in-house training in Visual Merchandising, Customer Service etc
  • Social events
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which leads to an invitation to the End of Year Volunteers Dinner
  • Travel costs will be reimbursed


Interested? Apply below!

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