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Pop Up Charity Shop Assistant (Finglas)

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 meeting and chatting to people then our Pop Up Charity shop in Finglas village is the place for you. We stock a large range of all types of Furniture, Books, Bric a Brac and Clothes. You will get to work with all age groups and various nationalities.

As a volunteer working with us you will be part of a great team, you will help with displays in our shop, keep the shop looking as good as it can be, have you opinions / suggestions listened to and learn about pricing. Above all, you will welcome our customers with a smile and help them find what they are looking for.

What's required for this position

A person who is outgoing, friendly, welcoming, energetic, has a good personality and a happy outlook. Retail experience would be fantastic but not necessary. Honesty and trustworthiness is vital.
You will learn how to handle cash, work with lots of different age groups and enjoy working with people.

  • 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:
Finglas Village Centre, Finglas, Dublin 11

Other location details:
Other shops located at:
GPO Arcade in Dublin City
Kimmage, Dublin 12

Also available in these counties
Dublin - Fingal, Meath

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer You will have the experience of working with people of all ages and walks of life. You will gain retail and customer service experience and enjoy the environment and happy atmosphere.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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