About Irish Cancer Society
The Irish Cancer Society is the national charity dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer through patient care, research and education. The main work of the Society is the delivery of nursing services to patients with cancer throughout Ireland, including funding hospital based Oncology Liaison Nurses, community based Night Nursing for patients in their home, and Home Care Nursing teams. The Society also operates a FreeFone Cancer Helpline, staffed by fully qualified nurses, and is the largest single voluntary supporter of cancer research in Ireland.
Working on the shop floor and sorting room, maintaining shop floor standards. Serving and interacting with customers. Hanging, tagging and steaming clothes in the sorting room.
We would like assistance for a minimum of 3 hours, from 10.30am to 1.30pm and/or from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.
Further information about volunteering with our Charity Shops.
Our charity shops have reopened and are operating under strict health and safety guidelines to protect the health and well-being of our customers, volunteers and staff. Opening hours in each shop will be from 10.30am to 4.30pm to allow for extensive cleaning and sanitisation. All volunteers will receive a Covid19 induction briefing and are expected to comply with any health and safety measures in place in the their local shop to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Those who are in the Very High Risk category [see HSE Covid Guidance] are asked not to engage in face-to-face volunteering with the Society at this time, until Government guidelines change. Current guidelines recommend that people in the Very High Risk category cocoon. The Irish Cancer Society deeply values the contribution that volunteers make, and look forward to welcoming applications from those currently cocooning for face-to-face volunteering opportunities when guidance and risk circumstances change.
What's required for this position
Flexible, reliable, trustworthy, ability to work within a team and on own initiative. Friendly and enthusiastic manner.
Comply with all Covid safety protocols.
- Personable Skills
- Retail/ Customer Service
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 month
Hours required: 3hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
348 North Circular Rd, Phibsboro, Dublin 7
Screening details for this role:
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Valuable retail expierence, development of customer care skills, till expierence, working on your own initiative and as part of a team