Why we need you  

Based at our Scunthorpe retail store - North Lincolnshire, you would be volunteering alongside our Retail Manager undertaking a vital and exciting opportunity. We need a volunteer who has a passion for selling online products and has a keen eye for all things unique!

Would you enjoy researching an item’s value online or in catalogues, in order to make sure we achieve the best possible price for it? If so, this could be the perfect volunteer role for you!

Our volunteers come from a diverse range of backgrounds and bring a wide variety of skills to the organisation. They come together to generate vital funds, that enables us to continue our work in finding forever homes for the dogs in our care.

What skills and attributes do I need?

  • You must be computer literate and have a good working knowledge of the internet
  • A keen eye for detail and an interest in antiques, collectables or unusual items
  • An awareness and the experience of using eBay
  • The ability to accurately describe items for sale
  • An interest in taking good quality photos
  • To be an excellent communicator and know how to provide a good quality service to customers
  • To be reliable, approachable and friendly
  • A willingness and ability to undertake tasks set for you
  • The skill to get along with people and work as part of a team
  • You must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Have a commitment to our core principles and procedures

How much time do I need to commit?

Any time you can commit is valuable to us. However, we would generally ask for a commitment of at least one morning/afternoon Monday to Friday, between 8.30am and 5.00pm.

What support will I be given?

    • You will go through a full induction to the role
    • You will go through a risk assessment to ensure a safe and healthy working environment
    • You will be trained in every aspect of your role, including our equality and diversity policies
    • We will provide you with continuous support and guidance in order that you feel confident in the role.

    What benefits can I expect?

    • The opportunity to enhance your CV. We will be happy to provide a reference regarding your volunteer contribution should you require it
    • The opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing ones
    • The opportunity of meeting new people
    • The satisfaction of knowing that you are making a vital difference to our charity and ultimately the dogs in our care.

    How do I apply?

    Our online form can be accessed here - volunteer application form

    If you prefer to print and send you application, you can do so here - Volunteer application form

    Email [email protected] 

    For more information or to contact your local Jerry Green Dog Rescue centre.