eBay Volunteer


The Volunteer Role: eBay Volunteer
Reports To: Retail Management Team
Location: Based at our Thorp Arch Warehouse, although some work (e.g. research, answering questions) can be done in any location to suit applicants (e.g. from home).

This is a key position supporting the work of our retail operations, to raise vital funds for the hospice.

The role includes the following areas of responsibility:
  •  Researching donated items to see if they are appropriate for eBay or other online sales platforms
  • The resale of items donated to our charity, using the Martin House eBay shop
  • Photographing and listing items for sale.  Answering questions from bidders/shoppers
  • Packing and labelling sold items for despatch and delivery to the buyer.
  • Commitment:
  • We expect the role to take a half day per week but we can be flexible with timings
  • Volunteer qualities and experience:
  • Organised
  • A flexible and positive approach
  • Adaptability to the role’s requirements
  • Knowledge of the internet and how best to research items
  • Assessing collectability, and how best to value items to sell them for the best prices.
  • Full training and supervision will be given on: the use of our telephone and I.T. systems and all aspects of our retail operations and volunteering within this.

Volunteers are invited to attend an annual hospice-wide training day which includes other areas of our work.

Volunteers are invited to join the Martin House Volunteer Forum (more information available on request).

We will reimburse reasonable expenses.

Register to volunteer here