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Charity Shop Volunteer Sales Assistant - Swords

Irish Cancer Society

About Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society is the national charity dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer through patient care, research and education. The main work of the Society is the delivery of nursing services to patients with cancer throughout Ireland, including funding hospital based Oncology Liaison Nurses, community based Night Nursing for patients in their home, and Home Care Nursing teams. The Society also operates a FreeFone Cancer Helpline, staffed by fully qualified nurses, and is the largest single voluntary supporter of cancer research in Ireland.

What's Involved

Working on the shop floor and sorting room, maintaining shop floor standards. Serving and interacting with customers. Hanging, tagging and steaming clothes in the sorting room.

We would like assistance for a minimum of 3 hours, from 10.30am to 1.30pm and/or from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Further information about volunteering with our Charity Shops.

Covid Update
We are operating under strict health and safety guidelines to protect the health and well-being of our customers, volunteers and staff. All volunteers will receive a Covid19 induction briefing and are expected to comply with any health and safety measures in place in the their local shop to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

What's required for this position

Flexible, reliable, trustworthy, ability to work within a team and on own initiative. Friendly and enthusiastic manner.

Comply with all Covid safety protocols.

  • Personable Skills
  • Retail/ Customer Service

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 month

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
11 Dublin Road, Swords, Co. Dublin

Also available in these counties

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Valuable retail expierence, development of customer care skills, till expierence, working on your own initiative and as part of a team

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