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Charity Shop - Volunteer Retail Assistant (Kimmage)

Down Syndrome Ireland

About Down Syndrome Ireland

Down Syndrome Ireland is dedicated to being the primary source of information and support to people with Down syndrome, their families and the professional community. We are working towards an improved quality of life for rour members along with a respect and acceptance of people with Down syndrome as valued members of Irish society.

What's Involved

If you enjoy fashion and selecting the best items of clothing and other stock for selling in our Charity Shops, then this is the perfect opportunity to you. You will get to work with all age groups and some other nationalities. You can explore your creative side and help with displays in our shop and learn about pricing. Above all, you will welcome our customers and help them find what they are looking for.

You will be assisting with:

  • Meeting and greeting all customers that enter the shop.
  • Keeping the shop clean and tidy at all times.
  • Taking in donations and sorting, steaming & ironing and displaying clothes in the shop.
  • Ensuring books & Bric a brac are nicely displayed.
  • Promoting a good atmosphere in the shop.

  • Further information about our Charity Shops here

    What's required for this position

    Outgoing, welcoming, honest, energetic, good personality, happy outlook. Retail experience would be fantastic but not necessary. You will learn how to handle cash and be able to work with lots of different age groups and is a people person.

    • Personable Skills
    • Retail/ Customer Service

    Level of English required for this role:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: Flexible

    Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    52 Sundrive Rd, Kimmage, Dublin 12

    Other location details:
    Kimmage, Dublin

    Also available in these counties
    Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County

    Screening details for this role:

    • Garda Vetting
    • Informal Interviews
    • References
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Supervision
    • Initial induction and training

    Age restrictions:
    Over 21

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    Will prepare lots of retail experience and customer service. Will enjoy the busy environment and happy atmosphere.

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    • This opportunity is posted by:
    • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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