Responsible to: Shop Manager, Assistant Shop Manager, Volunteer Coordinator
Hours: Shift patterns TBC; start date September/October
Why volunteer with Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC)?
We are Great Western Air Ambulance Charity, dedicated to providing air ambulance and critical care services across Bristol, North Somerset, Bath & North East Somerset, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. From volunteers, to fundraisers, to highly skilled paramedics, to senior consultants, we are a team, working to save lives that would otherwise be lost. Our work is deeply satisfying, and every member of the team is committed to this service, and to saving as many lives as we can.
Our retail volunteers will be part of the team at our charity’s first retail shop, a large unit in the heart of a vibrant local shopping area with great transport links. You will play a vital role in generating charity income and raising the profile of our work locally!
Volunteering tasks in our charity shops will include:
Serving customers, taking cash and providing great customer service
Sorting through donated items and pricing stock
Creating window and shop displays
Keeping the shop tidy, clean and well organised
Interacting with the general public
Encouraging people to support GWAAC in other ways
What will I gain from volunteering in GWAAC’s first charity shop?
The satisfaction of playing a vital part in launching an exciting new venture
You’ll be part of a friendly team, regularly meeting new people
A sense of purpose in helping to raise awareness of your local air ambulance
An opportunity to broaden your work experience and develop your CV
The chance to give back to your local community
What we expect from you:
Top notch communication skills, happy to interact with people from all walks of life to spread the word about GWAAC
Passion for our life-saving cause
Adaptability, reliability and flexibility
Ability to work in a team and follow guidance of Shop Manager, as well as other staff
How do I get involved?
It’s quick and easy - all you need to do is send a CV and brief covering letter to email@example.com.
We’d love to have you on the GWAAC team!