On 1st October, our walkers will be walking 10k to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK – but they need you to help them achieve their challenge!
Having the amazing support and endless enthusiasm of some friendly faces truly makes Shine an unforgettable experience. Join the Shine Volunteer Team and help us to beat cancer.
What will I be doing?
You will have a positive and proactive attitude and a willingness to get stuck in taking on one of our many roles and embracing the event as it unfolds. If you simply want to be involved and are happy to help where it’s needed most, then sign up now and we’ll find the perfect role for you.
‘Lovely experience, the general feeling that I was getting was very special, the way that the participants and the volunteers were supporting each other, the opportunity to see so many people doing something without having any personal benefit’
Erisa, General Volunteer
What benefits can I expect?
A unique and rewarding Friday night out exploring the iconic sights of York in a completely different light
Cancer is happening right now, join in the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a valuable contribution to life saving research being carried out as we speak.
Experience of supporting one of the UK’s leading charities for one of their biggest annual fundraisers
The chance to meet new people and make new friends.
Learn some great new skills and develop your confidence to support personal and career development
What support will we give you?
We’ll be with you every step of the way sending monthly updates and exclusives in the lead up to the event. Three weeks before the event, we’ll confirm all the details with you and give you a call to make sure you’re happy and answer any questions.
At the event you’ll receive a volunteer t-shirt, snack pack and any other kit required to carry out your role. Your volunteer manager will give you a briefing and be there to offer any support throughout your time with us.
At Cancer Research UK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We will consider making any reasonable adjustments to support volunteer applications from people with a disability or health condition. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that volunteers from diverse backgrounds will help us to beat cancer.
While there are opportunities across a range of roles in our shops, you may prefer to volunteer in one of our departments. We’re always looking for people who would enjoy giving great customer service and keeping their department looking great. You may have an interest in homewares, books or music department. Whichever you choose, you’ll get the chance to mingle with the local customers and volunteers, and integrate yourself into the BHF community.
Becoming a department volunteer means you will be chatting to the local customers helping them find the right product to suit their needs and making sure that all the stock has been prepared and is displayed to our BHF guidelines. If you think you’re ready to take up a role like this pop into your local store and meet our friendly team.
Join us and you'll have the opportunity to:
Work on the till processing sales and returns.
Prepare stock, including sorting, steaming and pricing.
Create stylish window displays.
Replenish stock on the shop floor.
Stocktake and other administrative tasks.
Are you calm, collected and happy to chat on the phone? We’re always looking for friendly, confident and helpful people to join our team and become the voice of your local shop. You will be the first point of contact for our customers helping them with any enquiries and arranging collections for donations.
Come and be a part of your local team and learn customer service skills and gain experience. If you have good communication skills and able to follow administration processes accurately then come and be a part of our team and laugh and chat with other volunteers over a cup of tea and a biscuit. Perfect for enhancing your CV.
If you’re tech savvy and know your way around eBay; have a keen eye for unusual or sort after collectables then join our volunteering team. Come and be amazed at some of the items that are donated to your local store and strike gold with those rare finds.
We’ve got dedicated eBay resources to help and assist you with this unique volunteering role. Research the interesting items; package them in our eBay boxes and send them off to be sold at our eBay HQ. Every week we’ll send updates about the most unusual and exciting finds we’ve managed to sell though our stores, will your find be the next eBay headliner?
Get the thrill of researching the curious objects and revel in the satisfaction of sitting back and watching the bids role in. Become a mighty keyboard warrior and help raise funds for our lifesaving research into heart disease.
We are looking for a Sales Assistant to be an ambassador for Debra whilst volunteering in our store, we require a volunteer who is interested in learning retail and is happy to learn in both the front and rear of house, roles include: Sorting Donations of clothing, working the steam equipment, sorting jewellery, Bric a Brac, moving furniture (if able) and electrical equipment. We like our volunteers to assist in all aspects of the shop including window dressing.
The Wardrobe is a secondhand clothing shop where we prevent clothing waste, hold workshops and carry out clothing repairs. Duties include: working on the shop floor, serving customers at the till and sorting through clothing donations.
If you are interested in volunteering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Volunteer section of our website: http://www.transitiondundee.com/volunteer.
Duties include: giving out surplus food to our visitors and keeping the fridge clean and tidy.
Ideally volunteers will do the same shift each week. There will always be two volunteers on each shift.
We are also looking for a driver volunteer on a Tuesday morning to pick up surplus food from 3 supermarkets. This must be done in their own car between 9am-11am.
If you are interested in volunteering, please email email@example.com or visit the Volunteer section of our website: http://www.transitiondundee.com/volunteer
Being part of a team of staff delivering good customer service to the people who use our services. Job roles include:
• Promoting our shops to the local community
• Selecting, preparing and pricing donated clothes, homewares, accessories, games etc in line with shop guidelines.
• Replenishing stock
• Operating a till
• Working with other organisations to make parcels for people in need
Diabetese Aide Forfar Shop is a fantastic way of not only recycling unwanted and no longer used items but it also raises necessary funds for Diabetes Aide. The shop is situated on Castle Street in Forfar and the role includes cleaning and arranging stock both in the stock room as well as on the shop floor, serving customers and till operation as well as making sure the shop is kept clean and organised at all times.