Department:
Retail
Opportunity Type:
Volunteer
Town/City:
Clacton-on-sea
Salary Details:
0
04 Feb 2022
Hours Per Week:
0

Job Advert

Would you like to be part of a great community retail team? the money we raise through our stores means we can support more people with a learning disability to live the life they choose.

You will volunteer as part of a team to:

  • Make customers feel welcome
  • Serve at the till
  • Receive donations from the public
  • Sign up new Gift Aid donors
  • Make sure our rails and shelves are well-stocked, visually appealing and tidy
  • Prepare stock before it goes onto the shop floor - sorting, steaming and pricing.


Why choose Mencap? This is what our volunteers say:

‘Come and volunteer you will get all the experience you need and meet new people and talk to the customers who come into the shop’. Volunteer, Castleford

‘Friendly atmosphere and you get to meet new people!’ Volunteer, Derby

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.


Apply below or pop in to your local store and speak to the manager  at 1-2 Legerton Drive, Clacton

If you have any questions please email us annette.lewis@mencap.org.uk

Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support.  This is especially important in direct support roles as evidence is starting to grow that the vaccine could help stop the spread of the virus, as well as protecting the person vaccinated from getting very ill. 

In addition, it is mandatory that you take a lateral flow test on the day of your volunteering.

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

 

‘Friendly atmosphere and you get to meet new people!’

Volunteer Retail Assistant, Derby

About Mencap

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. We want to see a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

We are determined to achieve this by changing attitudes, providing services and influencing those who can help us change the lives of people with a learning disability.

For more information about what is a learning disability click here

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

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