Retail Assistant - Sherwood Forest

Sunday 1 July 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration

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. Main tasks: Serving customers at the till Re-stocking shelves Helping process deliveries Offering customers advice and guidance about products and promotion Delivering excellent customer care, as per the standards Helping the visitor centre operation in other areas at busy times

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 or 2 half days per week, hours to suit
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


Paul Cowley, Sherwood
Tel: 01636 893611
Email: Paul.Cowley@RSPB.ORG.UK


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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