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Paid Positions

Operations Officer

Are you super organised? Love a challenge? Want a job that makes a real difference in the community? Come join our great team!

Merry-go-round Glasgow is looking for a highly motivated and organised person to run their new donations processing facility in Tollcross. The Operations Officer post is a new and exciting position that will be responsible for setting up and managing all activity at our new sorting facility, ensuring that all donations are processed efficiently and the unit is kept meticulously organised.

This is great opportunity for someone that loves to get things sorted! We are looking for someone organised, self-motivated, able to drive their own workload, and with enthusiasm to succeed.

Full job description is here

Please send a C.V. and covering letter to the e-mail address on the job description explaining your skills and experiences and why you are the right addition to our team.

Closing date for applications is Monday 16th April 2018
Interviews will take place on Friday 20th April 2018

Partnership Officer

Want a job that makes a real difference? We are recruiting for a full time Partnership Officer to work with over 70 agencies across the city to make free packs of children’s goods to families who need them.

Our partnership programme works with local agencies and support groups to give out free packs of goods to families in need. Our registered agencies include Shelter, Red Cross, NSPCC and Govanhill Community Development Trust. These partners can access free goods for the women and families that they work with through our online referral scheme. So far we have given out over 700 free packs.

We are looking for someone self-driven to manage the referrals, make the free packs and run some pop up shops in the heart of communities around the city.

Full job description is here, please note that you can only apply for this job if you are a recent graduate, or live in a Wheatley Group property.  Please get in touch if you have questions about eligibility.

Closing Date is Sunday 25th March 2018

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 28th March 2018



Merry-go-round is a community venture that couldn’t run without support from you lovely people.

We rely on volunteers to keep our shop running  and there are lots of ways that you can get involved.  We have standard volunteer roles such as retail assistant, events assistant and stockroom assistant where you can help sort stock, merchandise, create wonderful window displays, help customers or support our events.  We  also love volunteer gardeners, online sales volunteers,  joiners, or events hosts too!  We are very flexible and can work around your availability.  All we ask is that you commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week.

Pop in to the shop for a chat about our current positions or get in touch to find out more

Current Volunteering Opportunities

  • Online Sales Volunteer – Uploading stock for sale to our website, Gumtree and e-bay
  • Retail Assistant – A bit of everything from sorting stock, doing window displays and helping customers
  • Stockroom Assistant – Do you love organising?  Can you put a washing on?  Come whip our stockroom into shape!
  • Marketing Assistant – Marketing our shop and events both online and by flyering all around town
  • Referral pack Assistant – We are looking for someone to put together our free packs as and when requested