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Cashier Sales Assistant Volunteer

Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. Now, more than ever, we are in urgent need of public support to enable us to continue our life saving research and help the 7.4 million people in the UK living with heart and circulatory diseases. This wouldn’t be possible without our fantastic volunteers.
Tasks Include: Interacting with customers and serving them in a helpful & friendly way, operating the till and taking payments, receiving donations, and promoting campaigns.

About British Heart Foundation Shop (Portobello)

Our work has been central to the discoveries of vital treatments that are changing the fight against heart disease, to make our financial contribution to beating heart disease through great retailing. To provide a convenient contact point for the public, to be the face of the BHF on the high street and to project a professional image.

Experience Required

We are looking for someone who is: friendly and approachable, keen to learn, happy to be part of a team. Full training will be provided for all aspects of the role.

Training Details

Volunteers will receive an induction session, Health & Safety training, and role-specific training on shop processes.

Flexibility & Commitment

Short Term Volunteering (3 months or less);School Holidays;Term Time;Flexible

2 hours per week

Location/Travel Details

The British Heart Foundation Portobello Shop is located at 202-204 Portobello High Street and is close to several bus routes.


Volunteers can claim back costs for public transport to and from the shop. Volunteers will need to use the cheapest method available and keep their tickets to give to the manager.

Accessibility Details

  • Support Workers Welcome
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs