Volunteer with us: Community Shop Volunteer / Little Hulton

Volunteer with us: Community Shop Volunteer / Little Hulton

Community Shop & Food Club Volunteer / Little Hulton

Can you help by assisting with the running of Mustard Tree’s community shop in Little Hulton? As a Community Shop Volunteer, you’ll be helping to create the warm Mustard Tree welcome and sense of community that makes the charity so special.

Role Description:

  • Supporting the running of the Food Club, building up food parcels with clients
  • Welcoming, advising, and being happy to chat with customers
  • Operating the till, handling money
  • Supporting the training of Freedom Project* trainees, helping them improve their English, confidence, customer service skills and retail experience
  • Organising stock, accepting & sorting donations
  • Helping manage the shop floor: displaying goods, maintaining a high standard of quality in the shop’s presentation
  • Signposting clients towards further support within Mustard Tree
  • Attending team briefings

* The Freedom Project is a life skills and employability programme aimed at those who have had additional barriers to moving on in life, such as homelessness and poverty.

What we’re looking for:

  • Work within health, safety, and safeguarding guidelines as well as Mustard Tree policies and procedures
  • Flexible & can-do attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Embody Mustard Tree Values and represent the charity when required
  • Be happy to be relatively flexible in the role, supporting the shop team where necessary

We are currently looking for somebody to volunteer either once or twice per week, 9.00am – 2.30pm.


If you would like to apply, please complete the Mustard Tree Volunteering Application Form, and return it to volunteering@mustardtree.org.uk


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