Volunteer E-Commerce Assistant - General Lister

Martlets Hospice

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Martlets eBay sells all our weird and wonderful donations as well as high value items. It’s a busy operation as our stock is constantly changing and we need volunteers to support the operation of two e-commerce platforms by listing our stock to help raise vital funds to support the work of the Hospice.

Where: Sussex House Business Park, 270-274 Old Shoreham Road, Hove

When: Monday – Thursday 9 – 13.00 or 12 – 16.00

Usual minimum commitment: 4 hours a week

What you’ll be doing: Working as part of a small and friendly team, tasks will include:

  •  Taking high quality photographs of saleable items
  •  Researching items to maximise sale potential, including contacting dealers and experts
  •  Writing engaging product descriptions and listing items for sale
  •  Utilizing your computer skills to navigate online platforms, manage listings, and efficiently contribute to our online retail efforts
  •  Be comfortable with moderate manual handling activities as part of the listing process.


  •  Confident using the internet and its search facilities
  •  Familiar or keen to learn e-commerce platforms, including eBay
  •  Confident using cameras and uploading photos onto PCs
  •  Ability to work as directed and to feedback information to ensure items are sold on appropriate markets.
  •  Happy to work alone or as part of a team.


  •  Full training and induction provided
  •  good experience in a fun, busy office and warehouse environment.

Practical Considerations

  •  reasonable travel expenses covered
  •  Contact for chats about this role will happen w/c 16th January 2024.

When do I need to be available?

Details Monday – Thursday 9 – 13.00 or 12 – 16.00
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

Martlets – Furniture Showroom & Store
Unit 5 Sussex House Business Park
270-274 Old Shoreham Road

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
    through a 3rd party
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training