Shop Assistant

Shop Asst


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.

Volunteer tasks

  • Accepting donations in accordance with Action 21’s guidelines
  • Looking for valuable/collectable items for sale online
  • Making creative displays
  • Sorting and cleaning goods
  • Till operation (optional)
  • Interacting with and assisting customers
  • Help moving heavy items if physically able.

Skills/previous experience sought

  • No particular experience or skills are 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.

Benefits of the role

  • Great experience, particularly for those interested in retail, customer service and/or community/charity work
  • 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
  • Training and support is provided
  • You’ll be part of the great team of Action 21 volunteers who volunteer at the Charity’s Re-Useful Centre.

Times needed:

  • Mon-Sat
  • Volunteers usually commit to a minimum of 1 shift of 3 hours per week (10:00am-1:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm) but please speak to us about your circumstances are there is some flexibility.


  • The Re-Useful Centre

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