Volunteering

Volunteering

Ebay Lister for British Heart Foundation - Furniture and Electrical Store

Role Type: Regular
Based: Westbrook
Categories: Retail
Does this opportunity require independent working?: Yes
Is this opportunity suitable for someone looking to participate / first-time volunteer?: Yes

What would I be doing?

If you’re tech-savvy and know your way around eBay, have a keen eye for unusual or sought-after collectables then join our volunteering team. Come and be amazed at some of the items that are donated to your local store and strike gold with those rare finds. We’ve got a dedicated eBay team to help and assist you with this unique volunteering role. Research the interesting items, package them in our eBay boxes and send them off to be sold at our eBay HQ. Every week we’ll send updates about the most unusual and exciting finds we’ve managed to sell though our stores - will your find be the next eBay headliner? Get the thrill of researching the curious objects and revel in the satisfaction of sitting back and watching the bids role in. knowing you’re helping to raise funds for our lifesaving research into heart disease.

No 2 days in our store are the same. A typical day consists of serving customers, dealing with customer enquiries, replacing stock in the store, unloading/loading of vans, meeting & greeting customers, booking collection and deliveries, handling cash etc.

This role offers the opportunity to learn new skills, gain practical work experience, enhance your CV and the chance to gain qualifications through Derby College.

What skills do I need?

Problem solving

Able to deal with work related pressure e.g. deadlines and demand

Verbal and written communication skills

Cash handling

Ability to work within a team

Occasional lifting/carrying of light to moderate weight e.g. donation bags

Able to use own initiative in some instances

About British Heart Foundation - Furniture and Electrical Store

Our mission is to win the fight against cardiovascular disease and our vision is a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from cardiovascular disease. Coronary heart disease in the UK's single biggest killer but we at the British Heart Foundation are making fantastic progress in the fight against heart disease and are well on our way to realising our ambitions, funding £100m of life saving research each year!

Recruitment and training details:

There will be a full induction on commencement of interview.

Additional training will be provided to explain processes and procedures etc.

This opportunity is not suitable for those under 18.

This role is min 2 hours and max 7 hours per shift

Is a DBS required? No

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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