Pop Up Volunteer

Purpose of the role: To contribute to the organisation and management of pop-up retail spaces throughout Yorkshire and will include attendance at festivals and markets to sell and raise awareness of the work conducted by Martin House
 
Location: Flexible – some outdoor and site specific work

Project Aim: To upcycle donated goods to sell across our network of charity shops and at fairs across the region

Hours: Flexible – but likely to be weekends and daytime

Responsible to: Retail Pop Up Project Manager

Main Tasks:
  • Assisting with (or managing) set up and set down of pop up shop – could include erecting & putting down gazebos, trestle tables etc.
  • Setting up stalls – including laying out stock, replenishment
  • Taking money/cash handling
  • Dealing with customers & supporters
  • Could involve driving van to and from events if willing/able
  • Liaising with event organisers as necessary 

Relevant Skills & Experience:
  • An eye for merchandising & layout
  • Ability to lift and carry ideally
  • Sales skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Common sense
  • Ability to think on your feet! 

Training will be given as required to enable the tasks to be carried out

For more information, please speak to Karen Shah, Project Manager, on 01937 844569 or email kshah@martinhouse.org.uk.