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Community retail champion - Blanchardstown afternoons and weekend

NCBI Retail - Dublin

About NCBI Retail - Dublin

NCBI's retail shops are located around Ireland, selling great quality second-hand clothes, shoes, household items, books and a large selection of bric-a-brac. The proceeds of the shops go towards NCBI's services.
We provide practical and emotional supports, rehabilitation services and hands on training to help people who are blind or visually impaired to help them live independently and confidently in their own community. We rely heavily on volunteers to support our charity shops. Each hour you volunteer will help to fund these life changing services.

What's Involved

Welcome to NCBI preloved clothing boutique. We would love you to be part of our dynamic team and to become a community champion. NCBI gives volunteers the excellent opportunity for people to engage with the local community, through encouraging volunteers to be their True Magical Self when volunteering in shops. You can help choose and present the fantastic gems to be found in our fab donations. We have roles available for everyone – treasure hunters, window artists, tea drinkers, fashion enthusiasts, steamers and pricers !!! Every Hour you volunteer counts! For example • 1.5 hour of volunteering will pay for a Visual Stimulation Pack for babies with CVI . • 2 hours of volunteering will pay for smart technology to support a blind or vision impaired person to access essential NCBI Services. • 4 hours of volunteering will pay for an adult experiencing blindness to attend the Day Service for one week. Full training provided.

What's required for this position

Open and approachable Be your true authentic self Willing to communicate with the community and team Be a team champion Training and Induction provided: Meet and greet with team Overview of NCBI NCBI policies and procedures

  • Personable Skills
  • Retail/ Customer Service

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Unit 6, Deanstown House, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

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
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

While volunteering in our shops you will to get engage with your local community, gain new skills in customer service, sales, team work, communication. We want to offer you a great opportunity to meet new people, have fun and enrich your daily life.

Getting there

Place of volunteering directions

Place of volunteering directions

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