Retail Volunteers, Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland in our Newington and Bruntsfield shop

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Job Description

We currently have around 40 shops/ community hubs across Scotland. Our shops and hubs help us raise funds so we can provide our services to the people who need us. Every one of our stores relies on a team of volunteers to help run it and support our staff. Quite simply, we cannot provide our services or raise funds without the amazing support of our volunteers. The time, support and the work they do is vital to us and the people we help.


By helping out in Bruntsfield or Newington CHSS shop, you can make a difference to people and their families in Scotland who are isolated, scared or anxious.


This is an opportunity to undertake a satisfying and rewarding role. As part of our team of volunteers, you will provide customer support, whilst working in a friendly atmosphere, providing an extremely useful and appreciated service to the Charity. The role includes: welcoming and assisting customers, customer service and sales service, stock control, sorting donations, hanging and ticketing stock and helping to keep the shop clean and tidy.


All volunteers are supported by their line manager, usually the manager of the shop. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland will provide all necessary training about shop procedures, which will be carried out under the guidance of the Shop Manager. Formal training will include: online Manual Handling and Gift Aid Training.


Please get in touch if interested by calling 0131 225 6963 or email


Details of shops are:


CHSS Newington 76 Newington Road, Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1QS & CHSS Bruntsfield 131 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4EB