Stock Preperation Assistant

We are looking for organised volunteers to provide support to busy retail team in our sorting area.

Sorting, preparing, and pricing clothing, shoes and accessories kindly donated by supporters. This role is suitable for anyone who enjoys working in a retail environment in a support role.

Reporting to: Sue Ryder, Retail Manager.

Location: Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

Days or Hours Required: Various shifts available

Description of duties:

Sorting donations of clothes, shoes and accessories into saleable stock and items for recycling.
Preparing stock for sale by hanging, sizing, steaming and labelling each item.
Pricing garments at their full value to generate maximum income by considering the brand, quality, fashion and condition of each item.
Routine dusting and cleaning of the shop, when required

Skills and Experience you will need:

An interest in fashion and clothing.
An appreciation of quality and knowledge of brands.
The ability to work quickly and accurately.
The ability to work as part of a team.
Polite and engaging manner and happy to talk to visitors
Confident to work alone and in small teams
Ability to cope with a physical role involving some lifting and carrying
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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