Volunteer in our Secondhand Store!

Organisation: 
  • Erikshjälpen Second Hand, Åkarp - Malmö

Right now we are looking for volunteers that are passionate about helping children all over the world. Through our daily work in selling secondhand goods we support children world wide. Come and join in one of our stores and become part of a proud movement that has been accelerating since 1929. Erikshjälpen is so much more than just a Swedish secondhand chain. Read more about us online: https://erikshjalpen.se/om-oss/ (Use Google to translate site/furthest down on page)

We are looking for volunteers in all our departments. So whatever interest you have - service, textiles, furniture etc. we have tasks we need help solving.

Home textiles: All weekdays possible to volunteer, no heavy lifting, looking for you who are detail oriented

Kitchen/Dining/Home decor: All weekdays possible to volunteer, Some lifting will occur, looking for you who are a natural in keeping order

Furniture: All weekdays possible to volunteer + during opening hours, some heavy lifting will occur but we do have tools for the most heavy jobs, looking for you that thrive with physical work and has a positive attitude

Hobby/Sports: All weekdays possible to volunteer, some lifting will occur, Looking for you that has an interest in hobbies/sports to help keep the departments in order

Books/Office: All weekdays possible to volunteer, no heavy lifting, looking for you that loves the abc and knows how to keep order in the shelves

Goods/warehouse reception: All weekdays possible to volunteer + during opening hours, some heavy lifting will occur but we have tools for the most heavy jobs, looking for you that are good at welcoming and show appreciation to all our customers that leave their secondhand goods to our store. Without them we wouldn't have a secondhand store. Here we definitely see a volunteer with a big smile and heart for people

Café-staff: During opening hours, Help prepare and set the tone in our nice cafés, looking for you that like to work in a kitchen and serve good fika (swedish for coffee and cake) and a smile to the customers. Help us make people feel welcome and well cared for.

Cashiers and service volunteers: During opening hours, looking for service minded cashiers (or someone open to learn), we have a lot of customers that loves to buy secondhand and we are looking for volunteers to join us in giving them the best customer experience. Help us make our customers feel that they did the right choice to choose to shop at our store.

Specificly for service volunteers: looking for someone that mainly focuses on keeping order in the store during opening hours and answering customer questions during opening hours.

Did you find any of the above volunteering areas interesting? Send us your application and we look forward to welcome you to the teams!

At Erikshjälpen your colleagues will be all kinds of people, from all walks of life, young as well as old. People that has different disabilities and challenges. This makes it even more important that you see yourself as a people person and an open minded person with a positive attitude. Because we all work together for one purpose - To give the children a better future! No matter our own challenges. This also means that we tolerate no discrimination, drugs or violence of any sort.

Hope you find it all interesting and book a date for a visit with us! Welcome.

When and where will the volunteering take place: 
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Specific requirements and information: 
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Minimum time commitment: 
4 hours at a time
Address: 
Lundavägen 51
232 52 Åkarp
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