Role overview

At Hope House Children’s Hospices our Charity Shops play a vital role in helping to raise funds for the vital services we provide to more than 630 families each year. In order to keep our shops fully stocked, we need volunteers who share our passion to help out in our Warehouse in Wrexham. Tasks you may be asked to do include:

  • sort and categorise donated stock, including items of furniture, and supplies such as stationary and wrapping materials.
  • help to load and unload our vans
  • help move stock by hand or using appropriate lifting gear
  • arrange storage areas in the warehouse
  • pick and prepare stock for delivery to shops
  • general tidying and housekeeping in the warehouse to help keep it in a presentable and safe state

 

Training will be given:

  • Basic starter training will be given to cover health & safety, fire safety and lifting & back care
  • On the job training will cover the tasks you will carry out, eg. using lifting gear

 

We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • friendly and outgoing with a good sense of humour
  • able to lift weights up to 20Kg for men and 15Kg for women
  • have lots of common sense and are able to follow instructions
  • at least 16 years old. There is no upper age limit as long as you are fit enough to do the tasks listed.
  • How long and how often you are able to volunteer is up to you- but it helps us if we can agree a regular weekly slot
  • You do not need to have previous warehouse experience

 

How will you benefit?

You will:

  • meet new people and make new friends
  • use your time in a constructive and rewarding way
  • be involved in important work that makes a difference to the lives of the babies, children, young people and families who use our services
  • gain good work experience
  • have the opportunity to gain certified training
  • HAVE FUN!!

 

When can you do this role?

Wednesday and Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm

To register an interest

Complete the online Volunteer Details Form here