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Warehouse Receptionist

We are looking for a Volunteer Warehouse Receptionist to assist the Warehouse Manager with the furniture collection and delivery van booking system.

WHAT ACTIVITIES WILL I BE INVOLVED IN?
  • To answer the telephone, deal with enquiries and take clear messages when required
  • Arrange the collection of furniture donations by van drivers
  • Arrange the delivery of sold furniture to customers
  • Complete administrative tasks and photocopying as required
  • Liaise with other volunteers and staff members
  • Receive Warehouse visitors and accept parcels and deliveries
  • Actively ask for Gift Aid when accepting donations
  • Check FAX machine
  • Liaise with shops on their stock and stationery needs
WHAT SKILLS AND ABILITIES WILL I NEED?
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Legible handwriting
  • Good people skills, with the ability to show empathy and compassion
WHAT TIME/DAY WOULD I NEED TO VOLUNTEER?

Help is needed 10am-2pm, Monday to Friday, and we are looking for a number of volunteers to cover these hours.

WHERE WILL I BE BASED?

St John’s Hospice Warehouse, Edenvale Crescent, Lancaster.

WHAT BENEFITS ARE THERE FOR ME?
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are helping in a key role, in the hospice warehouse, which is a key fundraiser for the hospice
  • Developing or maintaining administrative and telephone skills
  • Making new friends and working within a friendly team of staff and volunteers
  • Meeting and talking to customers and people who donate to the hospice
HOW DO I APPLY?

Either complete our online application form. Once received our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to arrange a suitable time to meet to discuss the role.

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

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