Vacancies

Horsham Matters has several vacancies for volunteers in our warehouse and shop. For an application form or more information please call Ruth on 0300 124 0204.

Volunteer Positions (7)

New Superstore Volunteers!

Reporting to the Shop Manager, the Shop Assistant’s role is to provide assistance and excellent service to all customers of Horsham Matters.

  • Providing assistance and advice to any customers requiring help
  • Keeping the shop and displays clean and tidy at all times
  • Assisting in rotating stock and improving displays as required
  • Taking payments from customers where necessary
  • Ensuring all fire exits and escape routes are kept free from obstruction
  • Being vigilant at all times to help minimise stock loss

Experience

  • Previous experience in a customer facing role would be beneficial however full training can be given.
  • Working in the Shop can be physically demanding and requires a great deal of common sense.

For more information call Ruth Hodgson on 0300 124 0204

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Billingshurst Shop Assistant – Volunteer

We need great shop assistants for our shop in Jenger’s Mead, Billingshurst! Reporting to the Shop Manager, the role is to provide excellent service to all customers as well as becoming familiar with the stock and the layout of the shop. You will also be trained in helping to manage the till and taking payments. The positions are available for two shifts each day and we are particularly short of help on Fridays and Saturdays 09:30 to 13:00 and 12:30 to 4pm.

  • Providing assistance and advice to any customers requiring help
  • Keeping the shop and displays clean and tidy at all times
  • Assisting in changing displays of shop stock
  • Being responsible for the safety of the till at all times whilst on duty
  • Operating the till and accurately handling cash, cheques and credit/debit card transactions

To download a full job description click here or call Ruth Hodgson on 0300 124 0204 for more information and an application form.

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Foodbank Referrer’s Volunteer

We need a volunteer to maintain frequent contact with and up to date records for the agencies which refer clients to the foodbank. This role would involve a few hours a week in the Horsham Matters office at Blatchford Road and could develop to include visiting referrers and beyond.

Please download further info here or contact Ruth Hodgson on 0300 124 0204 Thank you.

 

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East Street Shop Assistant – Volunteer

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Shop Manager, the Shop Assistant’s role is to provide assistance and excellent service to all customers of our new Up-cycled Furniture shop in East Street. The positions are available for Tuesday through to Saturday.

Core Duties

  • Providing assistance and advice to any customers requiring help
  • Taking an interest in the up-cycled furniture and other items
  • Keeping the shop and displays clean and tidy at all times
  • Assisting in changing displays of shop stock
  • Ensuring all fire exits and escape routes are kept free from obstruction
  • Being vigilant at all times and to help minimise stock loss

Additional Duties

  • Developing a good knowledge of the shop and types of goods are available
  • Informing the public about the work of Horsham Matters
  • Working as part of a team with the other members of the shop

General

  • Ensuring any issues concerning customer care are reported to the Shop Manager
  • Adhering to the current Horsham Matters standards of presentation for dress
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety procedures are effectively carried out and reporting any concerns to the Warehouse Manager

For more information call Ruth Hodgson on 0300 124 0204

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PAT Tester- Volunteer

Key Responsibilities

We currently have afternoon vacancies for volunteer PAT testers. Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the PAT Tester’s role is to help with the testing of electrical appliances and making sure they are meet the required standards.

Core Duties

  • Testing of electrical items and passing or failing them
  • Maintaining the testing environment in a clean, tidy and orderly fashion
  • Ensuring all fire exits and escape routes are kept free from obstruction
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety procedures are effectively carried out and reporting any concerns to the Warehouse Manager
  • Being vigilant at all times to help minimise stock loss
  • Ensuring that all those donating goods to Horsham Matters are dealt with courteously and efficiently
  • Working as part of a team with the other members of the Charity Centre

Additional Duties

  • Developing a good knowledge of the Charity Centre requirements and availability of stock
  • Adhere to the security and Health and Safety procedures
  • Adhere to the Horsham Matter’s Code of Practice
  • Being vigilant to help minimise stock loss
  • Working as part of the Logistics’ team

Experience

  • The job requires a good deal of common sense
  • the job is physically demanding
  • Experience of PAT testing is essential

Skills

  • Able to work under own initiative, but act as a team player
  • PAT testing

The position will require a minimum of one morning or afternoon a week.

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Warehouse Assistants – Volunteer

Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the Warehouse Assistant’s role is to help with the smooth running of the warehouse, deliveries and collections on a day to day basis.

  • Receiving donations, unpacking, sorting and re-shelving or storing stock
  • Maintaining the warehouse environment in a clean, tidy fashion
  • Ensuring all fire exits and escape routes are kept free from obstruction
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety procedures are effectively carried out and reporting any concerns to the Warehouse Manager
  • Being vigilant at all times to help minimise stock loss
  • Ensuring that all those donating goods to Horsham Matters are dealt with courteously and efficiently
  • Working as part of a team with the other members of the Charity Centre

Additional Duties

  • Developing a good knowledge of the Charity Centre requirements and availability of stock
  • Adhere to the security and Health and Safety procedures
  • Adhere to the Horsham Matter’s Code of Practice
  • Being vigilant to help minimise stock loss
  • Working as part of the Logistics’ team

Experience

  • Whilst no previous experience is needed, it does require a good deal of common sense
  • the job is physically very demanding with the handling of heavy furniture
  • Experience of working with customers is desirable

Skills

  • Able to work under own initiative, but act as a team player
  • Able to plan and organise well, and think ahead

For more information call Karen Rayner on 01403 211 833

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Warehouse Sorters – Volunteer

Reporting to the Operations Manager the Sorter’s role is to sort incoming donations into appropriate categories at our busy warehouse. The Sorter will also provide help and support for the warehouse on a day to day basis

  • Assist the Operations Manager and Warehouse staff with incoming donations
  • Portraying a professional, cheerful and helpful image at all times
  • Sort the incoming donations into various categories and store accordingly
  • Helping maintain the shop and warehouse environment in a clean tidy fashion
  • Ensuring all fire exits and escape routes are kept free from obstruction

Whilst no previous experience is needed, working in the Warehouse can be physically demanding and requires a great deal of common sense.

For more information call Karen Rayner on 01403 211 833

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Youth Work Volunteers (1)

Youth Volunteering Vacancies

For all current volunteer positions please see the Horsham Matters Volunteering Page (at the bottom)

/http://horsham-matters.org.uk/about/vacancies/

 

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