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Sales/Retail Customer Service Volunteer Opportunities

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Sales/Retail Customer Service Volunteer Opportunities.

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Gain valuable work experience for your CV by volunteering in  our Retro, Vintage, Collectable shop or Furniture Upcycling shop.

If you enjoy meeting and talking to people and can provide great customer service this could be the role for you.

You will be:

1 Talking to customers and making them feel welcome

2 Advising and helping people as they shop

3  Working at our cash desk putting sales through the till

4  Keeping our sales floor looking great.

Demonstrates experience / skills in:

1  Working in a retail environment

2  Dealing with members of the public.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Volunteering enables people to play an active role in their society and contribute to positive social change.

Volunteering helps to break down social barriers and offer people an opportunity to socialise with people from different social and cultural backgrounds.

We really look forward to meeting you.

Please email for further details on MakeIt.Southport@gmail.com and quote SALES VOLUNTEER.

Or phone: 01704 53 51 23

Call into our Main Shop at:-

MakeItWorkShop CIC

Cambridge Walks

Cambridge Arcade

Southport

PR8 1EN

Opening times Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon to 5pm.

We look forward to meeting you.

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WANTED :- Online Sales Support Volunteer

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You’ll be based within MakeItWorkshop’s Online Project in Southport, assisting with the day-to-day running of the online sales operation. MakeItWorkshop CIC  is a Community Enterprise that is based in the heart of Southport. A not-for-profit Social Enterprise run entirely by volunteers.

Our company now runs a number of shops in the town centre within Cambridge Walks. The funds we raise are used firstly to keep the company and its projects going and for events within the community.

You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in lots of different tasks including refurbishing, photographing, listing and packaging, all of which help to create much needed fundraising for MIW.

 Do you enjoy being creative? Are you organised and good at writing? Do you have an eye for detail? Are you confident on the computer? Then this could be the ideal role for you. We’re looking for volunteers wanting to gain experience and learn new skills, ideally with experience of buying or selling items online.

You’ll be helpful, reliable and trustworthy, able to work well on your own and as part of a team to help this Community based enterprise increase its online sales income.

Volunteer hours would be agreed at interview.  The shops are open Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon to 5pm.

There are a number of benefits to volunteering with us, these include:-

  • Making an invaluable contribution to your local community
  • Working in a friendly team and meeting a diverse range of people
  • Developing your confidence and interpersonal skills
  • Gaining valuable retail, administration, and marketing experience and adding new skills to your CV.

If you feel this this opportunity is for you then please contact us.

Or phone: 01704 53 51 23

Quoting reference – ONLINE VOLUNTEER

Call into our Main Shop at:-

8 Cambridge Walks

Cambridge Arcade

Southport

PR8 1EN

We look forward to meeting you 🙂

SPOT THE DALEK – OUR DALEK WILL BE MAKING RANDOM VISITS TO ESTABLISHMENTS ACROSS SOUTHPORT TOWN CENTRE – SEND US YOUR SELFIES AND WE WILL PUBLISH THE BEST

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Who saw our Gold Dalek outside Peaky Blinders on Lord Street in the Northern Quarter?

Will you be able to SPOT where our Dalek will turn up next?

Send in your photos when you do.  😀 He will be visiting establishments all across the Town Centre.  Keep an eye out for him.

MakeItWorkShop CIC

Cambridge Arcade, Cambridge Walks, Southport, PR8 1EN

Tel 01704 535123

Email MakeIt.Southport@gmail.com

 

 

Get It Going Again – Repair, Reuse, Recycle Workshop

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IMPORTANT UPDATE …  30th November 2017

We have extended the EVENT TIMES and will be open from 10am till 4pm.

Will will have an hours break at 12 till 1pm.

 

Is your toaster toast or your kettle run out of steam?  Do you have old electrics/electronics lying around at home?  From kettles to cameras, cameras to power drills, laptops to P.C’s.  PLEASE DONT THROW THEM AWAY!

Makeitworkshop will carry out FREE PAT TESTS and check if your item is still useable.  We can also discuss how to fix it.

There are many options available if you have unwanted or unused electrical/electronic items, donation to a worthy cause, taking the working parts of a broken item and finding another use, fixing it are just a few ideas.

We are running our 2nd ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC WORKSHOP on Saturday 2nd December between 1pm and 3pm.  You can find us on the corner of Market Street and Princes Street (just off Eastbank Street).  Check out the map for directions.

In the current climate when we are looking for ways to cut back and reduce our spending, this is a brilliant opportunity to help SAVE YOU MONEY and cut down on unnecessary waste going to the landfill.

We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday 2nd December.

FREE PRIZE DRAW SOUTHPORT COMIC CON… Get one of 2 Early Bird Wristbands FREE. Draw Takes Place Friday 8th December.

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Hi guys, we have extended the FREE PRIZE DRAW till Friday 8th December.

All you have to do is pop along to MakeItWorkShop CIC and get your email and contact number and name into our SPECIAL DRAW BOX.

Find us at

Cambridge Arcade

Cambridge Walks

Southport

PR8 1EN

01704 535123

Email.. MakeIt.Southport@gmail.com

Open Tuesday to Saturday 12 till 5pm

FREE REPAIR WORKSHOP. Get It Going Again. GIGA.

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MakeItWorkShop CIC and Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) are launching a GIGA Event initiative in a bid to raise awareness about the choices that are available to consumers and to encourage a trend towards the greener option to reduce rising landfill.
Come along to our Get It Going again (GIGA) Event on Saturday 18th November between 1pm and 3pm.
We will be testing or repairing, if you would like to bring an item for us to look at, please bring it along to our GIGA Repair Workshop. We will be carrying out FREE PAT TESTING. Please tell your friends and share. We look forward to seeing you all.

Just turn up no need to book.

This fantastic event is being held in MakeItWorkshops newly acquired building at 16 Princes Street, Southport, PR8 1EZ.

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Its all completely free.

PRIZE DRAW FOR LEIGH COMIC CON EXTENDED TO FRI 3rd NOVEMBER. FREE ENTRY.

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We have 4 Early Bird Wristbands up for grabs and you have a further week to get your entry in.   Just pop into MakeItWorkShop and enter your contact details in our special draw box.

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We will be drawing 4 names from the box on Friday 3rd November.

WATCH THIS SPACE.

MakeItWorkShop, Cambridge Walks, Cambridge Arcade, Southport, PR8 1EN.

TELEPHONE 01704 535123

Email       MakeIt.Southport@gmail.com