Fun, exciting, and challenging place to work.
A typical day at Age Uk would be arriving at work, checking the dates of items on the shelves and window displays, ensuring they are all in date. Any out of date items are removed, sorted, and put into bags for transfer. A detailed log is kept of all incoming, and out-going stock. Any donations must be checked to ensure they are of good quality before being priced and put on display. We ask all donors if they are signed up to Gift Aid, if they are their details are taken, checked with our list of Gift Aid Donors, the right barcode stickers found, and placed on their items, so that Age Uk can claim back money from HMRC. I will then be on the checkout for several hours, providing warm, friendly customer service, making the transactions as enjoyable as possible for the customer. At times I will also be required to clean the shop, hoovering, dusting, and cleaning the inside of the windows. I enjoy this line of work, as it is different everyday, and the customers leaving with a smile makes the day go smoother.