Retail Volunteers Chester-le-Street

Role: Retail Assistants

Location: Chester-le-Street

Hours and Times: Minimum of four hours. Days needed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Team Leader: Chester-le-Street Shop Manager

Role Description

To provide support in our shops for a couple of hours a week.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serving customers, sorting stock, cash handling and steaming clothes.
  • This is a great way to meet new people and get to know our community whilst supporting Willow Burn Hospice.
  • If you have a few hours to spare please apply via the form below

Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Good communication skills
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Tact & diplomacy in dealing with a variety of situations
  • Self-awareness and able to use initiative
  • Caring and compassionate approach
  • Good understanding of equality and diversity

Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering comes with a number of benefits:

  • Gain confidence
  • Make a difference
  • Meet people
  • Be part of a community
  • Learn new skills
  • Take on a challenge
  • Have fun

Throughout the year, Willow Burn also offers volunteers a number of benefits to say thank you for your dedication and to offer you the opportunity to steer your volunteer journey:

  • A monthly volunteer bulletin
  • A quarterly Willow Burn Newsletter
  • A yearly volunteer survey
  • Two annual celebration events
  • 10% off in the Willows Café for all volunteers with your ID
  • The Volunteer Training Passport

Next Step

For further information about this role please contact Rachel Todd, Marketing Communications Manager, T: 01207 529 224 or

Retail Volunteers Chester-le-Street