Shop Volunteer

Fancy trying something new at our BRAND NEW Wakefield (Trinity Walk) Charity Shop?
Flexible hours Flexible Wakefield North view map

Role Purpose:                   

To assist our charity shop team(s) in raising the essential funds which allow us to continue supporting local children and their families. 

Tasks & activities

Supporting with the day-to-day running of our charity shop, in which some of the activities may include:

  • Handling, processing and attractively displaying donations,
  • Providing excellent customer service and serving members of the public on the till,
  • Being an advocate for Forget Met Not by promoting the work we do and the importance of raising funds.

Personal qualities & experience

You will need to have an interest in retail and customer service. Previous experience of working in retail is useful, but not essential as full training will be provided.

For this role you will need to be:

  • Friendly and enthusiastic
  • Honest, reliable and have a willingness to learn
  • Self-aware as well as able to reflect on your own experiences and feelings


Travel expenses in line with our policy.


Young people, Health & Disability, Vulnerable people

Suitable for

People new to volunteering, People seeking work, People under 18, People volunteering together, People who are older, People who are shy, People working on their wellbeing, People with limited mobility

Skills gained

Listening, Maths/Numeracy, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork, IT / Computers, Creative

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

We’re a pioneering Children’s Hospice. We deliver high-quality care and bespoke services through pregnancy, childhood and loss, whenever families need us, whatever their future holds. Magic happens here, which is one of the reasons we’ve chosen a real princess to be our patron!
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