Do you feel passionately about local food? Do you know how to give great customer service? Do you want to work in retail and customer service jobs in the future but need to gain some experience first? Do you want to help us with an exciting new retail venture?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, we may have just the role for you!

Form part of our new team at our Farm Shop and Deli in Nene Park and help us give great customer service and sell top quality produce to our customers.

The examples listed below are the kind of skills and experience we are looking for. You may be involved with only some of the duties shown based on your experience, skills and wishes. We are also happy to support you to develop new skills. This can be discussed with Trust staff as part of the application and induction process.

Farm Shop & Deli Tasks

  • Provide information and assistance to our customers
  • Operate the till, take cash payments and process card transactions
  • Assist our team with merchandising and replenishment of food ranges in the shop
  • Assist with new deliveries and ensure items are stored correctly in fridges and freezers
  • Carry out cleaning duties to ensure that the Farm Shop and Deli is always kept clean and tidy
  • Assist with stock rotation to avoid food waste
  • Assist our team with taster days, food fairs and festivals
  • Work with our team to provide excellent customer service to all our customers.

 You will need to show

  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Willingness to learn about the Park and visitor offer
  • Willingness to undergo a DBS check (if required)
  • Willingness to undergo relevant training e.g. Food Hygiene Level 2
  • Willingness to provide references
  • Ability to work as part of a team and unaccompanied
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Smart and tidy appearance
  • Lots of enthusiasm and a can do attitude

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to gain new skills, experience and knowledge
  • Enhance your CV
  • Satisfaction of helping to provide a great experience for visitors to the Farm Shop, Deli and Park
  • Chance to meet new people and make new friends
  • Chance to use existing skills and knowledge

We will provide

  • Safety information and equipment as required
  • A full induction and training
  • Support and mentoring from Nene Park staff
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and experience
  • Uniform

Availability

We would welcome applications from volunteers who have the type of skills and experience shown, and who are able to give at least one half day per week. We are looking for volunteers to cover a range of times including weekends, school holidays and some evenings, particularly in the peak spring/summer season.

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