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Location: 33 Market Street, Carnforth, LA5 9JX

Service: Retail Operations

Time Commitment:Shifts available: Monday - Sunday, working between 9.30am to 5.00pm

Voluteering is a rewarding experience, where you can feel that youy are giving back to the local community. Ibn AUKL, we are proud to say that all our funds go to support local people within Lancashire. You can also gain work experience to support future job searches and be part of a frienbdly team who will make you fel welcome.

Full training and out of pocket expenses will be provided with all opportunites. 

Stockroom Support -  Role ID Ref: RO-030 Are you friendly? Do you want to feel a sense of achievement? Are you physically fit? You will be working in the stockroom sorting out donations of clothing, furniture. Helping to prepare items ready for the shop and maintain an organised, tidy stockroom. You will be part of a freindly team of volunteers with the support of shop management.

  • Helping to sort out donations into saleable and non saleable items
  • Steam clean clothing ready for the sales floor
  • Help to keep an organised and well maintained stockroom for efficient ease of replenishment
  • Some heavy lifting and using a step ladder may be required

Lead Shop Support - Role ID Ref: RO-031 Are you friendly and confident? Do you enjoy offering offering fabulous customer service? Do you want to feel fulfilled and enjoy a sense of helping others? You will work alongside shop management and supervise a friendly team of volunteers. You will support in daya to day activites to ensure all tasks are prioritised and completed, occasionally holding the shop when necessary. 

    • Hold the shop in the managers absense
    • Keep the team motivated and aware of all relevant communications
    • Deliver a welcoming and customer focused environment
    • Maintain a well presented and organised shop

PAT Tester- Role ID ref. RO-043 Are you friendly? Do you want to feel a sense of achievment? Are you dextrous and good at handling items? Are you willing to take a simple online course to qualify to test electrical items?

  • Help to sort out donations into saleable and non saleable items
  • PAT testing electrical equipment
  • Help to keep an organised and well maintained stockroom for efficient ease of replenishment

Voluntee Ebayer- Role ID ref. RO-052 Are you confident in listing items items on Ebay? Can you manage all relevant Ebay communication? We are looking for someone who has experience of selling on Ebay. We have lots of donated items that we sell on Ebay (or other sites) to raise money for Age UK Lancashire. We need a person who is confident, committed and reliable and can manage all relevant communication. You’ll be working as part of a friendly team at your local Age UK Lancashire shop. Ideally it would be for one or two shifts per week but we are very flexible.

  • Researching and gathering competitive prices. 
  • Photographing items
  • Listing items on Ebay or alternative sites
  • Writing accurate and interesting descriptions
  • Packaging sold items

For full details on any of these roles please click on the Role Outline's below.  If you would like to enquire about the roles then please complete this online Expression of Interest form or download one from the link below.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our team!