Volunteer Retail Assistants

Brighton, East Sussex
03 Jan 2017
31 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Martlets shops sell everything from vintage clothes and furniture to electrical goods, books and children’s toys. Our shops are a great place to volunteer if you want to get some retail experience, make friends and support a local charity.

Where: Martlets shops across Brighton, Hove and the surrounding area

When: Our Brighton and Hove shops are open 10am-5pm – Monday – Saturday and 10.30-3.30 Sunday.  Our shops in Woodingdean, Rottingdean, Peacehaven and Lewes may have different opening times- check website www.martlets.org.uk

Usual minimum commitment: Weekly morning or afternoon shift  

What you’ll be doing:

To assist the Manager with the smooth running of the shop.

  • Preparing stock ready for sale
  • Refilling and creating displays throughout shops and in window
  • Light cleaning of counters, clothes rails & dusting of stock
  • Serving customers, using cash register, accepting donations
  • Signing up new Gift Aid donors

What’s in it for you:

  • Bring part of a small friendly team presenting the face of Martlets
  • Valuable work experience in a retail environment
  • Develop skills in stock ordering, visual merchandise, customer service
  • Dealing with the public
  • Reasonable travel expenses will be paid

Your skills and abilities

  • Friendly manner – good with people
  • Retail experience is always welcomed but not essential as training will be given
  • An Interest in vintage clothing, books, records, fashion is also welcomed- we always need people with an eye for something special! 
  • Some roles require you to stand for long periods –Please let us know if you have mobility problems

For more information contact the volunteering team at: volunteering@martlets.org.uk

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