The Port Grocery Office/Admin Volunteer

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The Port Grocery CIC Published: October 23, 2017
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Interested in getting involved in an exciting community project in Ellesmere Port? Would you like to gain experience of working in an office or administrative environment? We have an opportunity for you to join The Port Grocery which is an exciting new not for profit community shop which will fight the War on Food Waste and provide high quality food at an affordable price for the local community.

We have roles for everyone on a variety of days of the week and really any commitment volunteers can make to ur project.

Our Office/Admin roles could include a variety of the following based on your interests:

  • Designing shop advertising materials
  • Creating learning materials surrounding food waste reduction
  • Setting up and running social media pages
  • Researching local businesses and organisations which may be able to donate food
  • Contacting organisations and businesses to encourage donations and support
  • Researching food products
  • Contributing to the website for the shop
  • Promoting the shop within the local community
  • setting up memberships schemes for the shop (which could include helping to create a data base and populating it with membership details)
  • Creating and maintaining databases
  • Supporting the recruitment, training and management of volunteers
  • Helping in the general running behind the scenes of the shop

What we are looking for someone who is:

  • Reliable
  • Flexible
  • Willing to learn
  • Experience of working in retail, Hospitality, Customer Service, Third Sector or Community Projects beneficial, however not essential

Training will be given:

  • Food hygiene training for volunteers where required in their role
  • Customer service for retail qualification

Office Address: The Community Hub, 108 - 112 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 9BD (next to RBS Bank)


Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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