This is a fantastic opportunity for a local person to join a community led organisation, focused on supporting people within the community with a strong sustainability focus.
Detling Community Store was established in January 2020, to support the needs of the local residents in Detling, the store offers a lifeline for many people in the village providing groceries a post office and a place for people to meet at our small and friendly café. Our team of dedicated staff provided vital support to some of our most vulnerable members of the community, delivering local produce to the doorstep and supporting local charities and running fundraising events.
Sustainability is at the heart of what we do, we buy local, minimise waste, we’ve said no to single-use plastic and yes to paper and compostable bags. We stock a range of refillable items, including washing up liquids, soaps and beauty products and we’re an official Ecover stockist.
Established in January 2020, we are also delighted to have been announced Runner Up in the Best Rural Business Start Up category at the 2020/21 National Rural Business Awards.
About the role
Our store is looking for a local person with retail or customer service experience to work in our busy convenience shop, Post Office and café alongside volunteers at the weekend.
The hours are 7.30-4.30 on Saturday and 7.30-2.30 on Sunday, with some work during the week also be possible. You must be over 18 and have a clean driving licence.
Salary & Benefits
As well as having the opportunity to support your local community and contribute to our local sustainability focus, you will receive:
If you are interested to find out more about this opportunity, please message us on our Facebook page or email d[email protected] for an informal conversation.