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Retail volunteer


Have you ever thought of volunteering?

Why not donate your time to support our work at our Superstore or in the Stanley and Durham City area in our soon to start new ventures.  You can learn new skills,  build your CV and become part of our friendly team.

There are lots of things to get involved with; learn how to deliver great customer service, warehouse skills, merchandising, sorting donations and much more.

No experience is required, we will support you and teach you everything you need to know.

Why not call in for a chat and we can put you on the right track to start your volunteering adventure.

Sign up to volunteer now

What will you do?

Shop volunteers provide  high quality retail and customer service

Warehouse assistants help receive and prepare stock and our Van Drivers collect and deliver bulky goods across County Durham

Ebay seller with experience of online selling platforms to select, photograph, upload and sell items from our Charity Superstore (including packaging smaller items and sending them by post).

 What you will get out of it?

  • It's a great way to make a real difference to someone's life
  • You'll be giving something to your community
  • You get to be part of Age UK County Durham's volunteer team
  • Volunteers tell us they find working with us is really rewarding

What is expected of me?

Our volunteers time commitment can vary depending upon their role.  This could mean they work with us on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.  We encourage volunteers to stay with us for a minimum period of six months or the duration of the project they are involved in, to make full use of the training and support offered.