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Help needed at local Acorns charity shop

by Acorns Children's Hospice Trust

To help us to continue to provide the care that we do, we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join us in our Blackheath shop. Our shops are exciting and dynamic, with no two days being the same. From our walk-in customers, to receiving donations, and everything in between

As a Shop Volunteer with us, you will be:

• Engaging with customers
• Accepting and sorting donated stock
• Pricing donations for sale
• Working on the till

Why Volunteer at Acorns?
• To help a local charity and make a difference in your local community
• Connect with likeminded people and make new friends
• Enhance your CV by learning new skills and gaining experience
• Opportunities to progress to other roles
• Access to free online courses
• Retail discounts
• Invites to social events and participation in our volunteer recognition schemes and rewards
Full training will be provided

You can apply here

Organisation description

At Acorns Children’s Hospice we offer specialist palliative care and support for children and their families across the West Midlands. We are there wherever and whenever they need us, in the hospice, community and at home. Our aim at Acorns is to help families feel equipped to cope at every stage of their child’s life with dedicated teams offering psychological, emotional and practical support.


Acorns Blackheath Shop, 182 High Street, Blackheath
B65 0DU Rowley Regis


Debbie Donohoe
07816 197268


Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Preferred skills


Experience gained

Retail shop experience
Till experience
Merchandising experience
Pricing of goods
Charity shop understanding

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?


Minimum age


Age focus

  • Adults

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends
  • Daytime


  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

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