R:evolve Clothing Swap Shop Assistant

Shop Assistant

Interested in reducing fast fashion? Do you love connecting with people? Then come help us run our unique high street shops!

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As part of a team of volunteers, you will provide customer service and engagement, general upkeep of the shops, and carry out duties requested by the Shops Supervisor.


As a volunteer R:evolve Shop Assistant you will:

  • Welcome and assist customers.

  • Weigh / check donations and calculate points to customers.

  • Sort and prepare donations for display.

  • Help keep the shop clean and tidy.

  • Handle cash sales for our haberdashery and workshop materials.

  • Display clothing, accessories, and materials to make the shop attractive.

  • Follow shop and organisation procedures and policies.

  • Promote the goals of the R:evolve project to customers.

  • Attend occasional training refreshers and review meetings as required.


Skills and qualities desired:

  • Friendly and enthusiastic.

  • Reliable and willing to commit to pre-agreed shifts.

  • Happy to work and support others in a volunteer team.

  • Confident in making decisions or able to ask others for help if needed.

  • Interest in the R:evolve principles of swapping, sharing, reusing, mending, and upcycling or keen to learn more about these.

  • Interest in climate change and environmentally friendly behaviours or keen to learn more about these.

Time Commitment: Minimum 2 shifts / Month

Shift commitments are flexible and will be decided according to each volunteer’s availability and the needs of R:evolve.

Tuesday – Friday Shifts: 10am – 1pm, 1pm – 4pm, 10am – 4pm 

Saturday Shift: 10am – 2pm