4Sight Vision Support

Registered Charity Number: 1075447
Bognor Regis, West Sussex

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Club Leader

Appeal location: West Sussex

Required Dates and Days

Needed for Jan 2019 - Jan 2020

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Club Leader

Purpose of Role

The club leader role is to organize/run a social club for visually impaired people with support from 4sight head office. Clubs usually operate weekly, fortnightly or monthly and run for approximately 2 hours although some extra time will be needed to do some organization from home.

Main Activities/Tasks

• To organize transport for members via a team of volunteer drivers by liaising with both parties.

• Delegate tasks to volunteer helpers such as refreshments and setting up the venue.

• Organize games such as quizzes, bingo etc and arrange for outside entertainers to visit the club like singers or informative speakers.

• Organize occasional outings out like pub lunches or afternoon teas if appropriate.

• Keeping accounts regarding club entry fees and petty cash and returning to 4sight head office when needed, with support from the club treasurer.

• Ensure the venue is secure and locked after the club and left the same way as was found.

• To have regular contact with club members outside of the club’s running hours (within reason – only in relation to club activities / attendance/ transport issues)

Qualities/Experiences/Skills

The passion to make a positive difference to people with sight loss would be advantageous. Having good communication skills and the ability to work part of a team and with venerable people is essential. Being well organized, trustworthy, friendly and self-motivated is key due to the nature of this role.

Training

Full in-house training will be given of operational procedures during your induction period.

Location

Various locations around West Sussex depending on the specific area you reside.

Main Point of Contact

Karen Mclachlan – 01243 838007 - karen.mclachlan@4sight.org.uk 360 Liaison officer / volunteer coordinator.

Complain about this request

Volunteer Location:

West Sussex, PO21 2TE

If you would like to fulfil this request, please contact Karen Mclachlan at the charity directly: 01243 838007 or karen.mclachlan@4sight.org.uk

Online Sales Assistant Volunteer

Appeal location: West Sussex

Required Dates and Days

Needed for Jan 2019 - Jan 2020

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Volunteer to Manage Ebay / Facebook Marketplace Sales of Quality Products

Purpose of Role

The purpose of the role is to assist The Shop Manager and The Assistant Shop Manager to maximise sales of items of value through our new online project.

Main Activities/Tasks

• To assist in sorting clothes, shoe and accessories for the online shop.

• To prepare stock for sale by sizing, steaming, labelling and uploading each item onto eBay.

• To photograph items to maximise interest.

• Create eye-catching, accurate descriptions for each item by considering their brand, quality, season and size if applicable.

• Respond to customer enquiries politely and within a timely manner, supporting the shop to maintain its “feedback” status.

• To prepare stock for delivery and dealing with returns.

• To promote and apply 4Sight Vision Support’s Health and Safety Policy.

Qualities/Experience/Skills

To have a good knowledge of computer systems, including Facebook Marketplace. To have a good knowledge of online selling processes. 

Training

Full in-house training will be given of operational procedures during your induction period.

Location

4Sight Vision Support Charity Shop based in Bognor Regis 

Hours of Volunteering

The shop is open 6 days a week, shifts are from 9am to 1pm and 1pm to 5pm. (may be flexible)

Volunteer would need to be able to volunteer for at lesat one shift a week & responding to messages in timely manner from home (if from Facebook MArket Place - not expected on 24/7 watch, but attentive working) 

Complain about this request

Volunteer Location:

Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 2TE

If you would like to fulfil this request, please contact Karen McLachlan at the charity directly: 01243 838007 or karen.mclachlan@4sight.org.uk