Retail assistant
Hosted by: National Trust

Role summary:
Our retail team play a vital role in raising funds for the conservation of the beautiful gardens and parkland.
Based in the café and shop area, you should enjoy meeting new people and working within a diverse team helping visitors enjoy their day.

What's involved?:
Using the till and helping visitors with their purchase.
Helping to shape/choose the local products
Assisting in creating displays
Unpacking and checking in deliveries
Providing great customer service

This role will suit you if you are...:
Are someone who has a passion for helping people and wants to spend time working as part of a team.
You should have a keen eye for detail and enjoy being creative.
Want to learn new skills and build up experience to add to your CV.

By getting involved you could:
Be part of an enthusiastic, varied team and make new friends.
Develop retail skills and enhance your CV
Play a key part in bringing the shop to life by creating product displays using creativity and flair
Play a vital role in raising money for the conservation of the gardens by supporting our retail team to maximise sales opportunities.
Help the Retail Manager decide what local products to stock.

Days required: Mon AM, Mon PM, Tues AM, Tues PM, Weds AM, Weds PM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM, Fri PM, Sat AM, Sat PM, Sun AM, Sun PM

How many volunteers are needed:

5

Recruitment process:

To apply for any of the volunteering roles at Wentworth Castle Gardens, please go to the page https://myvolunteering.nationaltrust.org.uk/opportunity-search
and type in 'wentworth castle gardens. You can then fill in the application form on the role profile for your chosen volunteering opportunity. We will then invite you to an introductory session so that you can find out more about becoming a National Trust volunteer!

Skills and quaifications:

Extra Information

We’ll help you get to know Wentworth Castle Gardens with an introductory training session at the property.
We’ll cover agreed costs of your travel between home and Wentworth Castle Gardens (up to 30 miles per day return).
We’ll support you in the role with any necessary training.
Hours and shifts are flexible.

Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Retail - Charity shops etc.