Volunteer Retail Shop Assistant: London Road

Sussex Emmaus

Register your Interest

Emmaus supports people to work their way out of homelessness, providing a purpose as well as a stable home for as long as someone needs it.

Our brand new store 'OUTFIT' opened in London Road, Brighton in July 2023 and we need volunteers to help our shop thrive. This role is perfect for anyone who is interested in sustainability and fashion! 

Emmaus OUTFIT strives to further a culture of reusing, re-purposing, waste managing, and recycling fashion. We manage a wealth of interesting vintage and second hand stock which changes from week to week.

You can help by preparing our treasure trove of beautiful bargains and high-end designs whilst working within a friendly team.

Your duties can vary from organising and preparing the clothes and accessories for the shop floor, researching brands online, inspiring Pop Up sales and other events to making beautiful displays or manning the till. There is always something to do and never a dull moment at OUTFIT!


  • A reliable, personable nature
  • A can-do attitude is the most valued attribute of all our volunteers
  • Customer Service, Retail, Business are all desirable skills, but if you are willing to learn we can train you - all you need to do is bring your enthusiasm.

This is an opportunity to really make the role your own by bringing your individual skill set and developing it further whilst benefiting a great charity. 


  • Sales expertise
  • Experience working to targets
  • Organisational skills
  • Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Being Part of a friendly team
  • Giving back to your local community
  • Meeting new people

Practical Considerations


  • Approx 0.5 miles away from Brighton Railway Station
  • Approx 0.3 miles away from London Road Station
  • Close to multiple bus stops

We can assist you with the cost of travelling to and from the shop.

When do I need to be available?

Details We are flexible with any time you can give us, we'd love to hear from you.
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

London 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
  • 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