Working for People with Sight Loss

Who we are and what we do

NCBI Retail chain has stores in every county. All profits raised in the shops fund the delivery of our front-line services to people who are blind or vision impaired. We work with children and adults across the country with a range of programmes and services, all designed to ensure the individual can live life confidently and independently.
Illustrating representing 3 volunteers organizing a store


Role Title: Retail shop assistant 

Overview of Role:

To assist the shop manager in the day to day running of the shop.

illustration retail shop assistant

Key Tasks

  • Maintaining shop standards
  • Processing, labelling and pricing of stock
  • Replenishment and rotation of stock
  • Greeting and interacting with customers
  • Till duties and cash handling
  • Promote shop initiatives

Location: Nationwide

Commitment: 4 hours per week

Manage By: Shop manager

Skills and Experience Required

  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Open and approachable
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience working in retail a bonus but not essential

Training and Induction

  • Overview of NCBI
  • Volunteer team meet & greet
  • Induction provided on volunteer role on commencement: processing, point of sale, customer service training.

Personal Development Opportunities

  • A chance to give something back
  • Join a fun, welcoming team
  • Meeting new people
  • Builds confidence
  • Gain retail and customer service skills
  • Add valuable experience to your CV


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