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Volunteer in our shops and warehouse

We have 19 shops throughout Worcestershire, and a warehouse in Leigh Sinton, which are always looking for volunteers. There are many different roles within our shops which include:

  • Stock preparation including sorting, steaming and pricing
  • Visual merchandising
  • Customer service assistants
  • Till work

Volunteer hours of work are usually 9am to 1pm and 1pm to 5pm however, we are grateful to receive any help during these hours and are able to be flexible.

Click the links below for details of volunteer vacancies at our shops:

Barnards Green

Bewdley

Broadway

Bromsgrove

Déjà Vu

Evesham

Kidderminster

Malvern Link Bookshop

Malvern Link Department

Mealcheapen Street

St. John’s

St. Swithin’s Street

Tewkesbury Books

 

  • For the addresses, and video tours, of each shop please visit the Our Shops page on our website.

For more information on volunteering, contact Kirstie Smith, Staff and Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator. T: 01905 763963 | E: recruitment@strichards.org.uk 

“Why I volunteer”

“I enjoy my days here – I really do,” says Jane Foley who is part of the volunteer team at our shop in Upton upon Severn.

The former teaching assistant, whose husband was cared for by St Richard’s, has volunteered at the shop for two-and-a-half years.

Among her many duties are serving customers, sorting stock, helping with pricing items and making the tea.

She said: “I get to meet and talk to lots of people. I really do feel volunteering here is worthwhile – I’m doing something and I’m making a difference.”

 

Watch our Q&A on Facebook with Kirstie Smith, our HR and Volunteers team, and Bev Ellerton, Kidderminster Shop Manager, to find out more about what’s involved in being a shop volunteer.

 

“I like helping here, it gets me out and meeting people. The staff are very nice and helpful and I also get to meet lots of nice customers.”

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