Retail Volunteer

Age UK Bradford District supports and enables older people in Bradford District in the following areas:

Information and Advice, Wellbeing and Engagement, Integrated Care.  The Retail Volunteer supports the day to day running of the retail element of our Community Hubs, raising funds to support services for older people in Bradford District. This includes operating the till, providing an excellent service to our customers and promoting gift aid.

Main Tasks include; provide a professional and friendly retail environment, advise and help customers to make their purchase; operate a till and handle various methods of payment, work as part of a team and on occasions under own initiative, contribute to the general housekeeping, accept donations and promote gift aid, welcome customers and provide excellent customer service to increase sales.


Good communication skills.    Polite, friendly and approachable attitude.

To be reliable and non-judgmental.

To work with minimum of supervision.   A willingness to learn and ability to follow instructions and guidelines. Literacy and numeracy skills (for volunteers operating the till).   Willingness to follow Age UK Bradford District values, policies and procedures, including Health & Safety, Data Protection & Confidentiality, Equal Opportunities.

Polite and courteous at all times.   A basic understanding of older people and an appreciation of issues facing older people.


  • Accessibility
    Multi level and stairs
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reasonable travellng expenses and lunch payment subject to providing receipts and minimum commitments
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Evening No No No No No No No


22 High Street
West Yorkshire
BD13 2PA

338 Allerton Road
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BD15 7BN

Unit 8 Airedale Centre
Cooke Lane
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BD21 3PF

4-5 Arndale Centre
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BD18 3QQ

45-47 Bradford Road
West Yorkshire
BD10 9PB

75 Wrose Road
West Yorkshire
BD18 1HX

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