Furniture Assembler

Do you have an interest in DIY and a bit of spare time?

Volunteering to help construct flat-pack furniture to a high standard in your local BHF store may be the role for you.

Working with the warehouse team, who will support you with any larger items, you’ll ideally have some experience with flat-pack building, working with tools, and be confident following detailed instructions.

Tools and training will be provided and your work will be quality checked by the manager.

This is a hands-on role that will have a big impact in helping us continue to fund life saving research.. 

Typical tasks include:

  • Following detailed build instructions for flat-pack furniture
  • Safely assembling flat-packed furniture for display in store or delivery to customers
  • Working to time frames for customer assembly requests – flexible shifts are an option
  • Maintaining an organised and safe toolkit and work space
  • Alerting the Manager to any defects or spare parts needed when constructing flat-pack sets
  • Carrying out minor repairs on donated items of furniture in agreement with the Warehouse Manager if you feel comfortable doing so


  • We will give you all the training you need to be able to safely and confidently carry out this role
  • Good with tools
  • Good following written assembly instructions
  • Come and join your local BHF community and feel part of the team with other like-minded volunteers and help us to raise funds for our lifesaving research into heart disease


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    over 16's
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 20/02/2024

End Date: 08/01/2025

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British Heart Foundation Byker F&E Store (B77),
51/57 Shields Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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