Volunteer - Retail Assistant at Outfit

What is Emmaus?

Emmaus supports people to work their way out of homelessness, providing a purpose as well as a stable home for as long as someone needs it. Our Community helps those in need through acts of Solidarity, creates rewarding volunteering opportunities, generates employment and supports a variety local businesses.

Whilst our amazing charity is doing all that it can to end homelessness, we still need our volunteers to help raise vital funds by working in our shops.

What is the role of Volunteer Retail Assistant @OUTFIT? 

This role is perfect for anyone who is interested in sustainability and fashion! At OUTFIT they go hand in hand!

Here at OUTFIT we strive to further a culture of reusing, repurposing, waste managing, and recycling fashion.

We manage a wealth of interesting vintage and second hand stock which changes from week to week. Not only will you get the opportunity to help by prepare our treasure trove of beautiful bargains and high-end designs, but you will also get to work within a friendly team assisting the public with purchases.

Your duties can vary from organising and preparing the clothes and accessories for the shopfloor, researching brands online, inspiring Pop Up sales and other events to making beautiful displays or even manning the till. There is always something to do and never a dull moment at Outfit!

Experience is not necessary as you will be given full training, all you need to do is bring your enthusiasm.

This is an opportunity to really make the role your own by bringing your own skillset and developing it further whilst benefiting a great charity.

Who will I be working with?

We are a friendly community made up of volunteers, companions and staff. We encourage everyone to reach their full potential. Even though we have all different types of people here, we all have one thing in common – a desire to make a positive difference to our goal of ending homelessness.

What skills will I need?

A reliable, personable nature
A can-do attitude is the most valued attribute of all our volunteers.
Customer Service, Retail, Business are all desirable skills, but if you are willing to learn we can train you!

What skills will I gain?

Administration
Sales expertise
Experience working to targets
Organisational skills
Customer Service
Visual Merchandising
Teamwork

Great! How do I apply?

Simply ask a member of staff for a Volunteer Application Form or email Evie and Caroline using volunteer@emmausbrighton.co.uk