Electrical Department Volunteer  with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire (Ref: 1598)
Opportunity picture
Are you a real people person and love to help out? British Heart Foundation are always looking for people who would enjoy giving great customer service and have an interest in electrical items, gadgets and appliances. You’ll get the chance to mingle with the local customers and volunteers, and integrate yourself into the BHF community.

Becoming an electrical department volunteer means you will be chatting to the local customers helping them find the right product to suit their needs and making sure that all the stock has been tested and is displayed to BHF guidelines. If you think you’re ready to take up this electrifying role pop into your local store and meet BHF's friendly team.
What are they looking for?

You will need to have an interest in electrical items, gadgets and appliances.

You will need to enjoy meeting and helping people.


Volunteer recruitment is by application form and informal discussion.

References are required. Unspent criminal convictions for theft, fraud, violence, sexual offences or drugs would exclude would-be applicants.

Volunteers with additional support needs: BHF have the capacity and facilities to recruit volunteers with additional support needs, as agreed on an individual basis. Risk Assessments will be put in place. Volunteers may be joined by a carer to help support them in their roles.

Volunteer expenses are covered, as are induction for volunteers and insurance cover.

BHF also provides its volunteers with the following:
- ongoing development training
- a Certificate of Achievement
- the opportunity to gain a level 2 NVQ qualification in Team Leading, Retail or Customer Service as well as
to complete 10-12 week knowledge courses in the same areas, as well as Warehousing, through their partner Derby College.
- 25% discount across all of their shops on donated goods

When: Mornings/Afternoons, any day
Age requirements: All ages

32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

About British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire
British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire logo
British Heart Foundation is the UK's number 1 heart charity and through 50 years of funding cutting-edge research we have already made a big difference to people's lives.

But the landscape of heart disease is changing. More people survive a heart attack than ever before, and that combined with an ageing population means more people are now living with heart disease and need our help.

See all roles with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire