Volunteer Retail Assistants

Brighton, East Sussex
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

To apply, please complete one of our application forms at https://www.themartlets.org.uk/forms/volunteer-registration

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.

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