< All Roles

Shop Assistant

Southland Hospital Volunteers Charitable Trust provides a small shop that offers various gifts, soft toys, knitting, toiletries, drinks and small food items to purchase. The profits from our shop are then used to purchase equipment etc for all areas within the hospital e.g. lazy boy chairs, i Pads, sensory items etc.

They are looking for volunteers to cover some shifts at the shop. Ideally, you are someone who:

  • Enjoys meeting with people
  • Has front of house skills
  • Has good communication skills
  • Is customer focused, reliable and trustworthy

Volunteers are given clear work expectations, and mentoring is also provided. You can brighten the days of visitors and patients alike, while helping the hospital raise funds for items that create a more comfortable environment for all. The trust also involves volunteers in decision making processes in regards to the purchase of items requested for all areas within the hospital.


  • Can follow basic shop/retail procedures
  • Has a friendly personality
  • Enjoys talking to people
  • Cares about the well-being of patients and visitors at the hospital

Time commitment

Shop is open from Monday to Friday

  • Shifts are 10am - 1pm OR 1pm - 4pm
  • Number and frequency of shifts is per your availability

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 2388

Apply for this role:


Demographic information:
Used anonymously for statistics to demonstrate our impact to funders.
Other information (optional):
In applying for this position I confirm that I have read the requirements of the position and believe I have the skills and attributes required to carry out this role safely and effectively.