Volunteer E-Commerce Assistant - Specialist Lister

Martlets Hospice

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Are you an expert in clothing, vinyl or jewellery? We are creating these specialist roles to ensure we recognise and realise the worth of our high value donations and are looking for volunteers who have the expertise in one or more of these areas. It’s a busy department as our stock is constantly changing and we need volunteers to support the operation of two e-commerce platforms to help raise vital funds to support the work of the Hospice.

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

Usual minimum commitment: 4 hours a week

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

  •  Using your specialist knowledge to assess and value speciality items, and communicate with knowledgeable buyers worldwide during the sale process
  •  Taking high quality photographs of saleable items
  •  Researching & listing items to maximise sales, including contacting dealers and experts
  •  Utilizing your computer skills to navigate online platforms.


  •  Have an expertise in valuation and sale of clothing, vinyl or jewellery
  •  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.


  •  Induction, training and ongoing support offered
  •  being part of a friendly team
  •  gain experience in a busy, dynamic office and warehouse environment.

Practical Considerations

  •  reasonable travel expenses covered
  •  car parking available.

When do I need to be available?

Details When: Monday – Friday 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