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Volunteer in Ripon

Available roles in Ripon

Retail Assistant - Ripon

If you’re interested in welcoming and helping customers or helping with vital work behind the scenes at the Ripon shop, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Handyperson - Ripon

Are you a practical individual with DIY skills? Are you a joiner, electrician, plumber or painter and decorator who would like to volunteer at a time that suits you? If so we encourage you to apply and help us to maintain the Yorkshire Cancer Research retail outlets.

A Yorkshire Cancer Research volunteer smiling while hanging clothes in the shop

I love volunteering. Since I started at the shop, my mental health is so much better. Before this, my whole life was at home so coming here twice a week makes the world of difference.”

“Through talking to customers and other volunteers, people’s confidence can increase so much. For people who aren’t currently working or can’t work for various reasons, it’s a great opportunity to socialise and interact with other people.”

Ripon shop volunteer
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What's in it for you?

In addition to positively contributing to your community and sense of wellbeing, volunteering with us has benefits for you too:

  • Develop skills such as teamwork, communication, till-operating and window dressing.
  • Receive full training and gain valuable experience which can enhance your CV.
  • Receive a reference for further education or job applications.
  • Gain recognition for your valuable efforts.
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Volunteers inside a Yorkshire Cancer Research charity shop laughing and smiling

Have a question about volunteering?

You can read through our frequently asked questions, or if you'd like to discuss any of the roles with our volunteering team, please send an email to