VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Tartan Shop Assistant Required

We’re looking for a Tartan Shop Assistant – can you help?

Tartan Shop - Grassmarket Community Project

About the Role

Join our wonderful Tartan Social Enterprise Team, working in our wee Tartan Shop on Candlemaker Row.

Experience of working in a shop is essential, as lone working in our small tartan shop will be required.

Are you able to open and close shop, handle cash and card payments? What about pricing as outlined by the shop team, stock control, display and merchandising?

Rotational basis to cover 7-day opening 10.30 to 4.30 shifts to cover opening hours.

Customer service is key.

Full training provided.

Volunteer with us

We would not be able to provide our support and services to Edinburgh’s most vulnerable, without our fantastic volunteers. Volunteers make a positive contribution to our Members’ lives and ensure the continued success of our community.

From two hours a month, the volunteer commitment varies depending on the role. All our volunteers receive ongoing support and have access to free training throughout the year. See our Volunteer Stories and latest Volunteer Opportunities. For more information or to discuss this opportunity, please contact [email protected]

The National Lottery Community Fund - The Grassmarket Community Project


The Grassmarket Community Project relies on the time and commitment of our volunteers. The Volunteer Programme is possible thanks to the generosity of our customers, funders and donors. Our main funder for this area of our work is The Big Lottery Changing Lives programme and we thank them for their essential continued support.