CHAS runs a number of charity shops across Scotland, selling donated stock as well as new goods to raise the vital funds required to care for children and their families. You will be part of our retail team, assisting with the day to day running of the shop.
What activities will I be involved in?
Where is the opportunity based?
You can volunteer in any of our shops - we have two in Dunfermline and two in Kinross.
What are the benefits to me?
What are the benefits to the children and families supported by CHAS?
By selling goods in the shops you are directly raising the funds that enable us to support children with a life-shortening condition.
What else should I know?
You must be aged 14 years or older for this role. If you are younger and interested in this role please do get in touch to discuss options of volunteering accompanied by an adult.
CHAS is committed to providing a quality volunteering experience to all volunteers free from discrimination and prejudice. Ensuring that CHAS is an equal, diverse, and inclusive organisation will improve the quality of care we provide, help us reach more families and children, and maximise a wide variety of knowledge, experience and expertise.
We welcome volunteer applications from those who are refugees, asylum seekers, benefit claimants and those with a disability.
CHAS is the only charity in Scotland that provides vital hospice services for children and young people with life-shortening conditions. We offer care for the whole family in our two children's hospices, Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch. We also run a homecare service called CHAS at Home helping families in their own homes across Scotland when they need it most. We are currently supporting over 300 families, as well as significant number of families who receive bereavement support. Our services are funded mainly through the generousity of our many supporters who help us to raise over £9million needed each year to provide these hospice services.
Experience required: - An ability to represent CHAS enthusiastically and appropriately
- Good communication skills
- Attention to detail
- An ability to work well in a team
- A willingness and ability to stand for extended periods of time
- A good level of written English
- A good understanding of the rules around GDPR and the importance of confidentiality
- Shared values with the organisation: respect, care, honesty, accountability
Minimum age: 14
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We will pay your out of pocket expenses in line with the CHAS volunteer expenses policy.
This opportunity is not listed at a specific location but is advertised across Fife and Perth & Kinross.