Stock Preparation Assistant  with Tenovus Cancer Care (Ref: 1033)
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Community is at the heart of everything that they do at Tenovus Cancer Care to help those affected by cancer. Their aim is simple – to deliver a vision where fewer people get cancer and those that do will receive equal access to excellent treatment. However, they can’t do this without your help. Their shops in local communities are crucial to them raising vital funds. So, they'd like you to volunteer your time and commitment to help them make a difference. They need you to help select and prepare the best clothes, shoes and accessories for sale on the shop floor and turn their rags into riches.

Responsibilities will include, however are not limited to:

Sorting donations of clothes, shoes and accessories into saleable stock and items for them to sell in their shops
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, fashionability and condition of each item
Research goods for sale on eBay, car boot sales, auctions and competitors to make sure they're charging the best prices
Maintaining high levels of shop standards, presentation and cleanliness
Speaking with customers, making them welcome and answering queries
Promoting awareness of the charity and the services that they provide
What are they looking for?

A strong interest in fashion and clothing with an appreciation of quality and knowledge of brands
Be able to work quickly and accurately with a keen eye for detail
Able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
Able to communicate effectively with other members of the team and customers
Excellent customer service skills
Able to think methodically
Previous retail skills would be an advantage but not essential


Working hours are flexible depending on your availability, from around 4 hours per week and upwards. Volunteer expenses will be reimbursed.

When: Variable times
Age requirements: Over 18

124 High Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5JU

About Tenovus Cancer Care
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Tenovus Cancer Care is the leading cancer charity in Wales.

If you have cancer or you’re close to someone who has, it can be frightening and stressful. They can help.

They bring treatment, emotional support and practical advice to where it matters most; the heart of your community. Whenever you need them they're here for you, and as well as helping you cope their vital research offers you hope.

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