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Charity Shop Volunteer - NCBI shop, Harmony Hill, Sligo

National Council For The Blind - NCBI Retail Shop Sligo

About National Council For The Blind - NCBI Retail Shop Sligo

NCBI, the national sight loss agency, is a not for profit charitable organisation which provides support and services nationwide to people experiencing sight loss.
We also provide a range of services to public and private organisations to make sure that their services are accessible to people who are blind and vision impaired.

Volunteers play a vital role in raising funds through NCBI’s retail shops nationwide.

What's Involved

New volunteers are trained in all aspects of working in the charity shop including sorting, steaming, pricing and tagging clothes as well as working on the till and serving customers.

Some volunteers prefer to stay involved in sorting and steaming in the back room, while others spend most of their time in the area they are skilled in e.g. book sorting, bric-a-brac or window dressing. The manager is open to hearing from anyone who can commit a minimum of 2 hours per week, Mon-Sat.

What's required for this position

Friendly, relaxed manner.
Trustworthy and honest.
Basic English.
New volunteers are always needed for this role.

  • Retail/ Customer Service

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Harmony Hill, Sligo Town

Other location details:
Sligo Town

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Juan Jesus Perez
  • Organisation: National Council For The Blind - NCBI Retail Shop Sligo
  • Email:
  • Phone:
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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