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Covid-19 Retail Champion Volunteer (Portobello)

Since the outbreak of Covid 19 the government has set out guidelines for retail to ensure all our staff, customers and volunteers are safe. This volunteer role will help make this possible by:
Meeting and greeting customers at the entrance of the shop
Managing a socially distanced queuing system
Advising customers of the COVID19 procedures we have in place in the shop
Accepting donations and completing gift aid applications
Helping with the ongoing good hygiene procedures

Experience Required

Have a good understanding of the Scottish Government advice to keep yourself and others safe (further training in store procedures will be provided) Have a confident, friendly outgoing nature Enjoy meeting and engaging with new people Enjoy working in a team

Training Details

Regular contact with your store manager, who will be available for support and to answer questions Induction to the role, specific to your circumstances Training in ‘Roles, Responsibilities and Boundaries’ Online manual handling training Gift Aid training PPE will be provided – mask covering, gloves and hand sanitiser

Flexibility & Commitment


2 hours a week

Location/Travel Details

CHSS Portobello shop has parking outside and also has a bus service from City Centre.


Expenses forms are filled in along with a copy of receipt.

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs