Retail Assistant

PDSA (People's Dispensery for Sick Animals)

Name: Retail Assistant
Organisation: PDSA (People's Dispensery for Sick Animals)
Location: 16 High Street, Weston super Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1JF
Type: Part Time


Love pets? Volunteer with PDSA today and gain excellent retail experience with a well known charity!

PDSA is the UK's leading veterinary charity. It cares for the pets of needy people by providing free veterinay services to their sick and injured animals, whilst educating the nation by promoting responsible pet ownership.

Have you ever thought about volunteering in one of our 180 retail stores nationwide?

Love pets? Are you looking for valuable work experience in retail? Looking to meet new people and offer your time to a worthwhile cause? If you have a passion for fashion, an eye for vintage gems, or are keen to sift through lots of collectables, get in touch today to talk to us about volunteering in one of our stores, because we'd love to hear form you! No experience is necessary, as fully training will be provided.

PDSA's charity stores not only riase essential funds, but also help to spread awareness of our work. Your role within our stores would be to ensure customers are priority at all times, through the delivery of exceptional customer service. As well as this, you would be helping the volunteer retail team sort through donations and prepare items for display in the stores.

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Organisation Description

To raise money to provide over 14 million veterinary treatments to sick and injured pets of eligible owners who cannot afford private fees.


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Cause / Interests

  • Animals

Types of Activity

  • Fundraising
  • Retail and Charity Shops

Skills and Qualifications


Friendly and engaging personality

Enjoy working in a team environment, and with the public

Possess, or have a keen interest in developing strong customer service skills


Develop fantastic retail skills from a well known charity retailer for your CV

Work the days and hours that suit you

Make new friends

Get hands on with the things that interest you, like fashion, collectables and literature

Take part in social events and gatherings

Receive recognition for your length of service and hard work

Annual 'Volunteer of the Year' awards

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 14
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method