Volunteer Retail Assistant - Godmanchester

Mencap

Job Description

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If you are friendly and enjoy being with different types of people then this would be a great volunteer role for you. We'd love to welcome you to the team at our Godmanchester store, where you will be helping us to fulfill our vision of making the UK the best place in the world for a person with a learning disability to live.

Money we raise through our stores means we can support more people with a learning disability to live the life they choose and we are looking for a team of volunteers to help run the store and raise money for Mencap. You can expect to do a number of different things, including serving customers on the till, taking donations, welcoming customers to the store and sorting/pricing stock.

If you are friendly and enjoy being with different types of people then this would be a great volunteer role for you.

We'd love to welcome you to the team, where you will be helping us to fulfill our vision of creating a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

What you need to know:

  • Volunteer weekly for a few hours or a whole day (we’re open 7 days a week)
  • Travel expenses are paid back to you (up to £7.50 per day)
  • We will train you and support you every step of the way.

To express an interest click the apply button, or pop into the store and speak to the store manager.

For more information about the role, download the role profile from the "Role profile" button at the bottom of the page.

To apply, you will first need to register to use the Mencap recruitment system. Once logged in, you will then need to click the "apply" button, and fill in our 1 page application form.

You can also apply by downloading and filling in the form from the "Additional information" button at the bottom of the page. You will need to email your completed form to [email protected]k

Benefits

What can I expect from Mencap?

  • Training and induction
  • To feel fully supported in your role
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses to be reimbursed (e.g. travel)
  • To meet new people and be part of a team
  • To learn new skills
  • To feel appreciated and valued

About Mencap

What difference will I make?

1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability.

We have an ambitious vision for the UK to be the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives.

Volunteering with us is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, while having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.

Apply now

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