Rainbow Trust

​We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated volunteer to take the lead on the day to day running of our charity shop in Upminster, Essex.

This is a great opportunity to develop your retail and management skills, while supporting Rainbow Trust’s fundraising efforts. This role requires a level of commitment and responsibility as you will be expected to lead on managing our shop in Upminster. We are looking for a volunteer who is available for 2-3 days per week, for a period of approximately 6 months. Reasonable expenses will be covered in line with our policy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing donations and stock processing
  • Operating the POS system
  • Leading on the day to day shop operations
  • Assisting with the management and training of a team of volunteers
  • Organising the weekly rota
  • Maximising income from donations received
  • Ensuring that the shop is run in accordance to Rainbow Trust’s systems and processes

Experience and Skills Required:

• Reliable and willing to work as part of a team as well as using your own initiative

• An interest in retail

• Excellent communication skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Honesty and integrity

• Experience of working in retail would be desirable, as well as some experience of leading a team

• Warm and friendly

For more information or to apply, please email volunteering@rainbowtrust.org.uk