RSPB Shop Volunteer Carsington Water

Thursday 5 March 2009
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Carsington Water RSPB Shop

What we're looking for

To ensure that all visitors to the shop have a pleasurable and interesting time! We need help with maintaining the retail displays, processing deliveries, operating the till and dealing with customer transactions and enquiries. By volunteering in the shop, you will help us present the RSPB in a friendly and professional manner. Volunteers are essential to enable us to continue to provide our members and the public with the facility of a well maintained and enthusiastically run shop.

The skills you need

To enjoy working with the public with excellent communication skills and customer awareness. You need to be accurate and reliable at handling money and stock. Presentable, polite and tactful. You will need to be enthusiastic, confident and comfortable with providing visitors to the centre with information about the RSPB and promoting membership. Retail/customer service experience would be beneficial as would the flexibility to cover for holiday/sickness and weekends and an interest in conservation and knowledge of the RSPB.

Your time

1 day per week
All year round

What's in it for you?

The opportunity to become part of the team at The RSPB Shop, Carsington Water. To learn about the RSPB's work and make a genuine contribution to conservation by inspiring visitors and encouraging sales and membership.

How to apply


Carl Sims, Carsington Water RSPB Shop
Tel: 01629 541842
Email: Carl.Sims@RSPB.ORG.UK


There will be ongoing training and support. Expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us. We are currently looking for volunteers to regularly do full days on any of the following: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.

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