Volunteer eBay Lister

Martlets Hospice / Martlets Trading
Hove, East Sussex
Voluntary Opportunity
25 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type

Volunteer eBay Lister

Martlets eBay sites stock vintage finds and collectables such as stamps, coins, books, CDs, DVDs and games. It’s a busy operation as our stock is constantly changing and we need a volunteer to help to list donated items (non-media) on two of our sites to help raise vital funds to support the work of the Hospice.


Where: Unit 6 Sussex House Business Park, 270-274 Old Shoreham Road Hove, East Sussex, BN3 7DX

When: Between 10am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Usual minimum commitment: Weekly three-hour shift (flexible hours/days)


What you’ll be doing:

  • Listing items online identified by warehouse sorters as suitable for selling on eBay
  • Writing item descriptions to inform buyers about product specification and condition
  • Quality assurance by identifying and reporting any potential defects with items
  • You will be predominantly working independently although support will be provided


What’s in it for you:

  • Being part of a friendly team of staff and volunteers
  • An opportunity to use and develop your research skills
  • A chance to use your expertise and to further your interests
  • Reasonable expenses will be paid


Your skills and abilities:

  • Ideally be familiar with eBay
  • IT literacy would be an advantage but is not essential as training is provided
  • Ability to describe items in best possible light without misleading potential buyers
  • Ability to work as directed and to feedback information to ensure items are sold on appropriate markets.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team of staff and volunteers
  • Ability to lift light items and to be happy getting hands dirty



  • To attend Martlets Welcome day
  • Willing to take instructions
  • To be polite and reliable


How to apply: Download an application form or Fill out our online application form

Contact: People Services Team on 01273 718788 or email peopleservices@martlets.org.uk