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  • Sales Assistant
    with Furniture Plus Ltd

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO67943 - Created/last updated: 04/07/2018



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    About this opportunity:Furniture Plus are looking for volunteers to assist customers with queries and purchases, operate the till, prepare donations, price and display stock for sale. Volunteers will work with others in a team of staff and other volunteers.
    Being part of the team at Furniture Plus, we are very flexible and very rewarding. Lunch is provided at our cafe and all travel expenses are paid. There is also a monthly draw for a food hamper for all staff, placements and volunteers.
    Volunteering at Furniture Plus is a fantastic way to help people in your local community. There really is a volunteering opportunity for everyone. Volunteering teaches you useful new skills, communication, team work and also making you feel good.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Our warehouse supervisor carries out a full induction (Health & Safety). Each volunteer would be partnered up with a fully experienced member of staff.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses are paid at 10p per mile for walking, 24p per mile for a motorbike, 45p per mile for driving and full payment for bus tickets.

    Experience required:Furniture Plus are happy to receive volunteers who are willing and keen to learn new skills, whilst growing confidence, meeting new people, have fun and feeling part of your local community.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThere is availability at both our showrooms in Dysart, 7-21 Alexander St, Dysart, Kirkcaldy KY1 2XX and Dunfermline, Castle Industrial Centre, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8NT .

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

    What Now?

    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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Furniture Plus Ltd has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Cafe Assistant
  - Driver (Dunfermline)
  - Driver (Dysart)
  - Admin Assistant
  - Warehouse Assistant

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