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M&S Supermarket Bag Packer for Croí, September 19th-22nd


M&S Supermarket Bag Packer for Croí, September 19th-22nd

Croí Heart and Stroke Charity


At a Glance

  • Start Date:19/09/2019
  • End Date:22/09/2019
  • Closing date:12/09/2019
  • Post Updated:25/04/2019
  • Min Hours:Once-off
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Punctual, friendly and able to pack grocery bags. Basic English


Croí is dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, Ireland's No.1 killer.

What's Involved

Volunteers will be required to have fun with members of the public and offer assistance with packing their shopping. Volunteers are reminded to be respectful of peoples personal space and also their right to refuse our help. Volunteers will be standing at one of three checkouts in two hour slots (3 volunteers at a time) You will be required to help pack the customers groceries, while ensuring not to damage any of the items. Customers can make donations in the buckets provided at each checkout, and we in turn give a Croí sticker to those that want one.

What's required for this position

  • Other
  • Personable Skills
  • Retail/ Customer Service

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role:

  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:

  • Over 16

Skills required for this role:

Ability to enjoy yourself and have fun, while portraying a positive impression of Croí at the same time.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Friday 20th Sept: Morning, afternoon and evening. Saturday 21st Sept: Morning, afternoon and evening. Sunday 22nd Sept: Morning, afternoon and evening.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Luigi Ryan

Address: Croí Heart and Stroke Charity, Croí House, Moyola Lane, Newcastle, Galway


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