Stock Generation Assistant

We are looking for customer focused, organised volunteers to help generate intake of stock for our busy onsite shop.

Contacting community groups and developing relationships with local businesses and schools; this role is suitable for anyone who enjoys talking to people and developing community links and relationships.

Reporting to:

Sue Ryder, Retail Manager


Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

Days or Hours Required:

Various shifts available

Description of duties:

  • Contacting companies, schools, clubs and societies, to organise one-off or regular support and motivate them to donate stock for sale in our shop(s).

  • Setting up 'Donation Stations' - temporary stock collection points at workplaces using our materials.

  • Maintaining good relationships with donors.

  • Working with our Commercial Manager to locally publicise our need for stock donation.

  • Liaising with the Customer Services and Shop Manager on stock requirements and sources.

  • Routine dusting and cleaning of the shop, when required

Skills and Experience you will need:

  • Enjoy networking and working with new people.

  • Be well-organised in your working methods.

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Enjoy a challenge

  • Polite and engaging manner and happy to talk to visitors

  • Confident to work alone and in small teams

  • Own transport to get to and from Raystede

How you will make a difference:

All of the income generated from our busy onsite shop goes straight back into the vital work we do in rehabilitation, rehoming and sanctuary of our animals.

What we offer you:

  • A volunteer uniform

    Friendly supportive team

    Opportunities to learn new skills

    Support and on-going training in your chosen role


To apply please download our application form and email it to us at or telephone our team on 01825 880491.  

Please note we do not accept CV's

If you have not heard from us within two weeks, thank you for your application, however please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you! Please allow up to 48 hours to hear back from us.
Call:(01825) 840252

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