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  • Book Volunteer
    with British Heart Foundation - Kirkcaldy

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO56747 - Created/last updated: 04/07/2018



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    About this opportunity:Are you a self-confessed bookworm? Spending a small fortune in bookshops? Are your local libraries threatening to charge you rent? Well BHF may have the perfect solution for you! In our shops we're always looking for enthusiastic people to help price, organise and display our wide range of books. Strike up conversations with fellow book lovers and blow their minds with simple facts about our lifesaving heart research - it's where the science-fiction meets real life.
    Research those rare unknown items and take pride in how much your discoveries go for on eBay. Create exciting and eye-catching displays and inspire others to pick up a book and spread the bookworm craze. With a volunteer thank you discount of 25% off any of our donated stock you can start putting your savings towards other important things, like another bookcase perhaps?

    Takes place:
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    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:The volunteer will receive induction and ongoing training and support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile or bus fares paid on the day (after 4 hours work).

    Experience required:Sales experience, interest in books, friendly with a desire to help and learn, merchandising flair and ability to promote Gift Aid to donators.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at 221-223 High Street, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1JF.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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