British Heart Foundation
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Volunteer Assistant interviews at British Heart Foundation

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at British Heart Foundation.

Interview experience

Based on 53 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 52 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 40 interviews
About a day or two

Volunteer Assistant interview process at British Heart Foundation

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
They have no interview
Background check
Phone call/screening
Least reported steps
Written test
Take-home/sample work
Drug test

What candidates say about the interview process at British Heart Foundation

  • Brillient and straight forward
    Shared on 27 February 2019 - Volunteer General Assistant - Workington, Cumbria
  • The interview was quick and easy.
    Shared on 7 July 2017 - Volunteer Sales Assistant - Cardiff
  • I didn't have an interview
    Shared on 24 May 2017 - Volunteer - Ebay Assistant - Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire
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Volunteer Assistant interview questions at British Heart Foundation

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They asked me if im punctual
    Shared on 19 November 2017 - Volunteering - Sales Assistant - West London, Greater London

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Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)32%
  • They didn’t have a dress code30%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)25%
  • Formal (business suit)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at British Heart Foundation

  • Be yourself. Be willing to put some effort in and help the customers, both with buying goods and arranging for collections. After all, it's all in a good cause.
    Shared on 11 January 2020 - Volunteer Sales Assistant - Skelmersdale
  • Be friendly and approachable
    Shared on 9 May 2019 - Volunteer (Retail Assistant) - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

The first interview at British Heart Foundation for Volunteer Assistant

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In37%
  • Other25%
  • Through Indeed13%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Paper application12%

How candidates received their first interview at British Heart Foundation

  • I just walked in asked if there were any positions in the Voluntary sector going and they said yes, so I applied and started the following Friday
    Shared on 12 May 2019 - Volunteer Sales Assistant - Haleowen West Midlands
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