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Charity Shop Assistant - Kilbarrack

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

    The following qualities are required for this position:

  • A friendly happy personality.
  • Honesty.
  • Dedication and commitment to hard work.
  • Flexibility regarding hours and willing to give between 4 - 12 hours a week over 6 days.

    Skills:

    • Drivers
    • Event management/ Fundraising
    • Hospitality/ Befriending
    • Personable Skills
    • Retail/ Customer Service

    Level of English required for this role:
    Fluent English

    Times and commitment required for this role

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    Morning
    Afternoon
    Evening

    Minimum time commitment: Flexible

    Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Kilbarrack Shopping Centre, Dublin 5

    Also available in these counties
    Dublin - Fingal

    Screening details for this role:

    • Garda Vetting
    • Informal Interviews
    • References
    • Application Form
    • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
    No

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    All our volunteers benefit from joining a great team - learning to be part of a team, developing new skills and enjoying the experience of helping others.

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