Volunteering Opportunities

Thank you for donating the most precious gift . . . . your time

Maybe volunteering is new to you?
Maybe you want to fill your time, make new friends or perhaps learn new skills?
Why not ‘give a shift’ and try a taster session so you can meet other volunteers?

For more info about our shops – call Angie at Hainton on 344485 OR Carley at Nunsthorpe on 877583 OR Lorraine at Cleethorpes on 319104 OR Linda at Willows on 882796 – alternatively you can pop in any of the shops for a chat (link to page)

Donation Station

Are you a chatty, outgoing person?
Would you like to meet and greet our supporters as they drop off donations?

We are looking for volunteers for our donation station at Hainton Square.
Duties will include taking donations
from customers, helping them with their bags, sorting and helping to manage the designated areas. This post includes working outside and also involves lifting bags of donations.

Hainton Square Shop   Days/Times:  Any day  –  10am until 12 Noon

Day for Girls

Days for Girls (DfG) is a world-wide project which involves women coming together to make washable, easy to use, feminine hygiene kits for girls in developing countries. In some countries, due to poverty, many girls have no feminine hygiene provision and can’t go to school during menstruation, therefore missing out on large parts of their education. (1 week in 4)

We run small & friendly FREE workshops for women of all ages to help make up the low cost, cleverly designed kits, which are then packed by volunteers and delivered to the girls and women. ANY SKILLS (drawing round templates, cutting, pressing with iron, pinning, hand or machine sewing, etc)

Our next workshops is Saturday 8th June 2024 – anytime between 10am – 3pm

You can book by emailing dfg@womensaidnel.org

or call Denise on 575757

Come along to help make a difference and help change lives!
Tea and biscuits included !

Books – sorting/display

Are you passionate about books?
Do you like a good thriller or are you more of a period saga enthusiast?

We are looking for volunteers to keep our book area tidy and well organised and to help customers.
e also use online companies such as Ziifit and Music magpie to recycle duplicate or surplus books.

Venue: Hainton Square Shop   Days/Times:  Days and times to suit the volunteer


Do you like a good sort out?
Are you a good organiser?

Donations can vary and include clothes, bric-a-brac, books CDs, DVDs, furniture etc., but all the bags need sorting.
As a sorter you need an eye for good quality donations, to keep the shop stocked with the best items possible.

Venue: ALL our shops   Days/Times:  Any days or times

Jewellery sorting/display

Do you love all that glitters ?
Do you have an eye for nice jewellery?

We are looking for someone to help keep our jewellery, well stocked, organised and up to date – creating attractive displays.
The role also includes taking off old stock and using a recycling company to help raise further funds for our charity. 

Venue: Hainton Square Shop   Days/Times:  Days and times to suit the volunteer

Till work

Do you like working on a till? or maybe want to learn?
Do you like chatting to customers?

We are looking for volunteers to work on our electronic tills.  Duties include serving, operating the till, taking cash & card payments and cashing up etc.  No experience necessary as full training will be given. 

ANY of our shops   Days/Times:  Any days – Shifts are 10am to 1pm OR 1pm to 4pm

Window display / Visual Merchandising

Do you have a flair for design?
Could you help make our windows catch the eyes of passers-by?

We are looking for an experienced window dresser with flair and creativity.
The role could be monthly and will include preparation for special occasions such as Halloween, Valentines, Christmas etc. 

Hainton & Tiverton shops   Days/Times:  Days and times to suit the volunteer

Shoes & Handbags sorting/display

Are you a shoe and bag lover?
Do you know the difference between a clutch and a tote? or a Louboutin and Hush Puppies?

We are looking for someone to help us with sorting and displaying our donations of bags and shoes.  The role also includes making sure all items are in a clean and good condition to be displayed on the shop floor

Venue: ANY of our shops   Days/Times:  Days and times to suit the volunteer

CDs, DVDs & Electronic Games – sorting/display

Are you a film or music buff?
Are you a good organiser?

We are looking for someone who can help keep our DVD, CD and Games collection well stocked and well organised.
The role will include checking discs are OK, checking quality, rotating stock etc., and sometimes helping customers find items

Venue: Hainton Square Shop   Days/Times:  Days and times to suit the volunteer

Albums & LPs sorting

Are you passionate about music, records and albums?
Do you know your Des O’Connor from your Ed Sheeran?

We receive lots of donations of records and albums that do not sell and/or that nobody wants.
We need a volunteer who knows the value of records and which ones sell better than others.

Venue: Hainton Square Shop   Days/Times:  Couple of hours; Occasionally; Days and times to suit the volunteer


Are you a closet Mrs Hinch?
Do you love cleaning?

We are looking for a cleaner to help us for an hour, a couple of mornings per week, before the shop opens.
Tasks would include hoovering, polishing, bathrooms, mopping ect.

Hainton Square Shop   Days/Times:  Any day – 8.30/9am to 10am


Could you tackle an ever-filling basket of ironing?
Do you enjoy ironing?

We are looking for volunteers who enjoy ironing and are passionate about the look and the standard of our donated items.
This role is very flexible for those people who cannot commit to set shifts or set days.  

Venue: ANY of our shops   Days/Times:  2+hrs – Any days and times to suit the volunteer