Second-hand bookshop volunteer
Hosted by: National Trust- Wentworth Castle Gardens

Role summary Do you have a keen interest in everything involving books? Our Second-hand Bookshop Volunteers know where to find the poetry section, or holiday reads, and love helping our visitors to find something they will enjoy.
What's involved? Making visitors feel welcome and helping them to enjoy their day.
Serving customers and helping them find what they’re after.
Taking payments using the till.
Taking in donations of books, cleaning, pricing and sorting them into categories.
Keeping the bookshop looking inviting and well stocked.
Promoting the bookshop, thinking of new ways to develop it, and helping out with relevant events.
Helping to make sure things run as smoothly and safely as possible.
You may need to carry bags/boxes of donated books; which may be heavy.

Recruitment process:

Apply using the application form on the Wentworth Caste Gardens website

https://myvolunteering.nationaltrust.org.uk/opportunity-view?id=7ccd288e...

Skills and quaifications:

This role will suit you if you are... Someone who loves books: even when they’re a little bit dusty!
Keen to help each customer find something they like.
Interested in helping us fundraise to support our work.
Happy to handle money and use the till (training will be provided)
Available to volunteer on a regular basis
By getting involved you could Use your customer service skills and knowledge of literature to help visitors.
Help to raise money to support our work.
Use your organisational skills to keep things running smoothly
Join an enthusiastic and varied team and make some new friends.

Type of activity: Retail - Charity shops etc.