Jobs & Volunteering

We are a small friendly and passionate team who are all devoted to the mission of the Sanctuary. Our staff love working at the Sanctuary so much that we rarely have vacancies to advertise, but from time to time there are situations vacant, these will be advertised below.

We also rely heavily on the support of a network of volunteers. We have many volunteer opportunities available please click here to find out more information on becoming a Holly Hedge Volunteer.



We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Charity Shop Manager to lead our team of dedicated volunteers at our Nailsea shop.

Key Responsibilities:-
Staffing Rotas To ensure the shop is adequately staffed at all times, including days off, lunch breaks and holidays in order to maintain levels of service; ensure cover for own holiday periods .
Day to Day accounting & banking
Implementation and management of stock control systems
Stock Drives as required
Manage our e-bay shop
Pat Test electrical items to sell
Ensure gift aid is updated and information given to the accounts department
Promotion of the charities aim and objectives
Ensure the display is attractively presented and arranged in a logical fashion.
Ensure the shop achieves its revenue targets.
Manage on-going relationships with repeat customers.
Have a flexible approach to working and shift patterns.
To ensure that staff and volunteers are adequately trained to enable them to fulfil their duties effectively
To maintain a high standard of cleanliness, merchandising and display, both in the window and throughout the shop
To be responsible for the day-to-day health and safety and welfare of staff, including yourself, volunteers, visitors and customers; ensure health and safety procedures are in place and are adhered to.
The successful candidate will be required to work a 37.5 hour week including Saturdays and have at least 3 years’ experience. Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Please email to apply.