Retail Assistant

Monday 2 September 2019
Vacancy type:
Helping visitors at our reserves
Newport Wetlands Env'l Education & Visitor Centre

What we're looking for

We want people coming into our shops to be met with a smile. The role involves meeting and interacting in a friendly way with the public as well as handling money and stock. RSPB shops and catalogues raise nearly 10% of our income. By volunteering in the shop, you will help us present the RSPB in a friendly and professional manner. This will increase both visitor's enjoyment and our income.

The skills you need

You'll need to have a desire to help, an enthusiasm for wildlife and conservation, but most important of all, you'll need a friendly demeanour and a ready smile! You'll also need to be accurate and reliable at handling money and stock.

Your time

1 day per week, any day including weekends
All year round

What's in it for you?

This role will suit someone who loves to meet and talk to visitors and who would gain satisfaction from helping customers. It will also give an insight into the operation of a shop in the tourism field. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Hannah Beynon, Newport Wetlands Env'l Education & Visitor Centre
Tel: 01633 636363


Appropriate training will be provided and 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. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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