Charity shops and Fair Trade Shop

Partner: Lewis Manning Hospice Shop
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Volunteering

6th form pupils offer help in various local charity shops for two hours every Monday afternoon. Help includes sorting donated items, stock taking, accounts, serving customers.

Aims of the project

All the charity shops require volunteers.

Background and goals

Canford apporached each charity and offered help on Monday afternoons. Pupils have been volunteering in local shops for a number of years, although which shops are helped changes over the years as different charities have bases in the area.


A Canford teacher takes the pupils to and from school, but does not stay wih them throughout the afternoon.

Frequency and duration

Two hours every Monday afternoon throughout the year.