Opportunity: Volunteer warehouse assistant

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Organisation Name: Forget me not
volunteers@forgetmenotchild.co.uk
Phone: 07741 194050
Cause/Interest: Children
Listing End Date:
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Planning and organising
Type Of Activity: Retail and charity shops
Additional/Specific Suitability: Young People (16-25), Older People, Those looking for work
Age/Gender Restrictions:
Directions:
Geographical Area(s): Unit 2, Former HWA Buildings, Birds Royd Lane, HD6 1NG
Opportunity Type: Location
Requirements And Benefits: It is helpful if you have done this sort of work before, however it is not essential because you will be trained to do the tasks we ask you to do. If you work in the shop you will need to be comfortable talking to members of the public and handling money. We are looking for volunteers who are:

• Reasonable level of fitness (due to lifting)
• Honest, reliable, and trustworthy
• Able to ask for help when needed
• Open, positive & passionate about what we do as a charity


Benefits
• Full induction & training provided
• Gain qualifications while volunteering*
• Enhance your CV
• Make new friends
• Claim volunteer expenses
• Flexible shifts
• Full retail experience
• Support the local community
• Gain basic numeracy skills & language skills
• Learn new skills such as; prioritising workload & attention to detail
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Planning and organising
Skills To Gain: Interpersonal skills, Teamwork
Times For The Opportunity: Any
Volunteer Commitment: Long term (Commitment of at least 6 months expected)
What Could Someone Gain From This Role?: • Becoming a self-starter
• Cultural awareness
• Team work
• Critical thinking
• Cash handling
• Staying calm under pressure
• Multitasking