Furniture Merchandiser Volunteer

Abbeydale | This is an unpaid role

Employer: Sue Ryder Volunteering Team
Sector/Specialism: Retail

Furniture Merchandiser Volunteer

Volunteer to help Sue Ryder be there when it matters

As a Furniture Merchandiser Volunteer in our Abbeydale Sue Ryder charity shop, you will be able to support us to display, build and sell furniture. We have a busy furniture department! We need your help with lifting heavy items and to display them in store and to assist customers with their purchase. This role may be physically demanding at times.

Merchandising - you'll put your creative eye for design to good use by window dressing, producing an interesting and inviting atmosphere to entice customers into the shop and help display items at their best potential.
Become one of the store’s friendly faces who will help us to provide the best customer experience whilst playing an important role in raising funds for our charity work.
Please note - we have a minimum age requirement in our shops of 18. We regret that we cannot proceed with your application if you are not yet 18.

The Role - Furniture Merchandiser Volunteer

• Receiving donations and deliveries of furniture items
• Sorting, labelling, pricing of stock
• Building furniture / preparing and displaying items for sale
• Greeting and helping customers - including transporting heavy items to car
• Light cleaning/tidying duties to keep the shop inviting and well presented

About you - Furniture Merchandiser Volunteer Able to lift and move heavy furniture items
• Able to follow instructions to build furniture to a high standard
• Have an interest in visual merchandising and creating great displays
• Enjoy helping and engaging with customers
• Enthusiastic and pro-active
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Reliable

How you will benefit
• Make new friends and become a part of your local community
• Be part of a friendly team
• Learn new, transferable skills and enhance your CV
• Flexible working
• Volunteer discount on donated goods
• Travel expenses - we are happy to reimburse reasonable travel expenses for a minimum regular commitment.

About Sue Ryder
We provide care, bereavement and emotional support in our hospices and neurological centres, in people's homes, online and in the community.
Sue Ryder is one of the UK’s largest charity retailers with over 400 shops.
Our shops generate funding so we can provide an annual 2.7 million hours of expert medical care.

Sue Ryder places huge value on the diversity that we have within our team of volunteers and supporters.

If you have any questions, please contact our team at or visit: