05th Jan 2019

Shop Volunteers Needed

Main Purpose Of The Role

To enable the centre to be as efficient as possible, supporting the work of the charity by assisting with organising and replenishing the shop within our reception area to raise funds for SDR.

To help promote our aim of safely re-homing unwanted dogs & puppies

In this role you’ll be working to sort and prepare goods for sale in the shop. With your help we’ll be able to spot the hidden treasures amongst donated items which will help raise further vital funds to look after the dogs in our care.

You never know what you might find in a bag of donated stock!  So if you’ve got natural curiosity and an eye for detail then this is the role for you!


Main Activities / Tasks

  • Organise products within the shop with a regular update schedule to ensure there is always something new
  • Select and prepare the best items for sale
  • Create eye catching seasonal displays
  • Price garments to generate maximum income
  • Keep the shop clean and tidy


Skills / Qualifications / Experience

  • Excellent customer service skills, and a confident approach with the public
  • Ideally experience of an retail environment
  • The ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Previous experience of dealing with the public would be preferred
  • The ability to multi-task 

The Person

You should be reliable, with an organised and flexible approach.  You should be confident and approachable and be able to work in a busy environment, where multi-tasking is essential.  You must be happy to work within Stokenchurch Dog Rescue’s policies and procedures and empathise with the aims of the organisation.  As representatives of Stokenchurch Dog Rescue the image you present is important so you must be polite and friendly to the public.

Training and Support

  • Induction, health and safety and task specific training

To apply, please complete the attached form Volunteer Application Form and email to