Volunteer Retail Assistant - Barnardo's


Running a Barnardo's store needs a good team of enthusiastic people and you could be part of it! Our stores rely on a team of multi-skilled volunteers from all walks of life who come together to generate vital funds for Barnardo's work with children, young people and their families.


Our stores offer a fantastic opportunity to gain experience of the retail operation. Our Retail Assistant Volunteers are trained to assist in a wide range of activities including

  • Providing excellent customer service.
  • Serving customers and successfully operation the till.
  • Replenishing stock by making sure our rails and shelves are well stocked and are visually appealing and tidy.
  • Stock preparation including sorting, steaming and pricing.
  • Administration tasks.


Each volunteer can agree hours with the store manager from a minimum of 02 hours per week. Due to the nature of the role we ask that the volunteers commit to a minimum of two months.


  • Friendly and helpful manner
  • Honesty and reliability.
  • Team player.
  • Inters in or experience of working in retail / fashion.
  • Commitment to Barnardo's Equality and Diversity Policy.
  • Commitment to Barnardo's Basis and Values


  • We will provide the support you need to feel confident in your role
  • You can benefit by developing your retail and Customer service skills. We will be happy to provide a reference should you require it.
  • Your local store manager and team of experienced volunteers will be on hand to provide support and answer any questions you may have.
  • You will meet new people whilst making a big difference to the children and young people Barnardo's work with.






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