Clothes Sorter

Clothes Sorter

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Project Overview
Action 21’s Re-Useful Centre accepts and sells donated goods to reduce the number of useful items going to landfill and to raise money for sustainability projects in the local community.  We have a growing clothing section and increasing numbers of donations that need to be sorted and put out in the clothing section of the shop.

Volunteer tasks

  • Sorting donations of clothes, shoes and accessories
  • Pricing items
  • Organising and stocking the clothing area in the shop
  • Identifying good quality textiles for use in our sewing and craft projects
  • Bagging clothes, rags and shoes for collection by textile recycling company.

Skills/previous experience sought

  • Ability to follow an established system and work as part of a team
  • No particular experience is required as full training and support will be provided.  We ask individuals to be enthusiastic about the role and willing to learn to work using their initiative.

Minimum age: 14

Benefits of the role

  • Excellent work experience, especially for people pursuing a career in retail, customer service, community/charity work and the environmental field
  • Training and support is provided
  • A reference is provided on request, on satisfactory performance in role
  • We believe that volunteers should not be out of pocket for donating their time and effort and so we make a contribution to volunteers’ travel expenses
  • Tea, coffee, soup and biscuits are available
  • You’ll be part of the great team of Action 21 volunteers who volunteer at the Charity’s Re-Useful Centre.

Times needed:

  • Monday –Sunday
  • Volunteers usually commit to a minimum of one shift (9.30am-1pm, 1pm-4pm) but please speak to us about your circumstances are there is some flexibility.

Location:

  • The Re-Useful Centre

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