Available roles

Deputy Manager (Bury St Edmunds)

Our recently opened charity shop in Bury St Edmunds seeks a deputy shop manager.  As well as traditional charity retail, the store features a small, simple café serving hot drinks and pre-prepared food. As one of the Deputy Shop Managers, you will be working alongside the Shop Manager to provide excellent customer service and help raise as much money for our Branch as possible through sales and Gift Aid.

As well as sorting and pricing stock and creating interesting merchandise displays, you will also greet customers, process sales, serve hot drinks, and support our team of volunteers to ensure everyone has a great experience. Most of all you need to be a people person, able to engage with our customers and donors, willing to work closely with your manager, and committed to developing a great relationship with our volunteers.

Salary: £11.44 an hour

Location: Bartons Retail Park, Barton Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 7BE

Hours: 14 hours per week, including weekends on a rota basis with flexibility to work overtime as and when needed.

Vacancy Type: Paid

Closing Date: 22/05/2024

Event volunteer - One Fun Day and Dog Show (Sunday 16 June 2024)

We are looking for volunteers to help us at our various fundraising events happening across the summer!

For this particular event we are looking for volunteers to help with:

We are looking for volunteers to help:

  • Promoting the event before the day (via social media or putting up a poster in their local shops, schools, vets, dog groomers, etc)
  • Making cakes and similar for the refreshment stall
  • Serving refreshments
  • Helping with the dog show registration
  • Set-up and take down the stalls, dog show ring, etc.
  • Manning stalls like the raffle, hoopla and ‘guess the scent’ prize draw, selfie stall
  • Supervising craft projects like make your own snuffle mat
  • Working on our Wishing Tree stall, capturing our hopes for the future of animals in our world

Salary: £0 - Voluntary

Location: Earl Stonham Village Hall, Forward Green, IP14 5HJ

Hours: 11.30am-3.30pm

Vacancy Type: Volunteer

Closing Date: 09/06/2024

Saturday Shop Assistant (Stowmarket)

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work with our dedicated and hardworking team at our Stowmarket Charity Shop on a Saturday, usual shifts are 9.30am-1.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm.
As a shop volunteer, you would help serve customers, sort stock, and even help make window displays. It would be helpful if you have worked in retail or have previous customer service experience but not essential, as we are looking for people who love animals, are passionate about making a difference in their community, and want to contribute their time and skills. It’s an exciting opportunity to join our already existing team of loyal volunteers.
Get in touch today by calling 01449 259036 or emailing volunteering@rspca-suffolkcentral.org.uk!

Salary: £0 - Voluntary

Location: Unit 6, Meadow Centre, Wilkes Way, Stowmarket, IP14 1DE

Hours: Saturdays 9.30am-1.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm

Vacancy Type: Volunteer

Closing Date: 28/06/2024

Store collection volunteers

We are looking for volunteers who could help volunteering at our store collections.

Each shift usually last two hours and you can be inside/outside the store with collection/donation buckets and handing out leaflets. Shifts cover:

  • 10am-12noon
  • 12noon-2pm
  • 2pm-4pm

NB: If you haven’t volunteered as a collection volunteer for us we will need you to provide two references.

We have several collections planned covering Martlesham, Capel St Mary, Framlingham, Sproughton Road/Ipswich, Holbrook, Felixstowe, Debenham, Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket.

Salary: £0 - Voluntary

Location: Several - please see details above.

Hours: Two hour shift

Vacancy Type: Volunteer

Closing Date: 02/12/2024