Join our team as a E-commerce Assistant Volunteer

Gather experience in online selling as part of our E-Commerce Team, all while raising funds to support people through pregnancy and pregnancy loss.

About the E-commerce Assistant Volunteer role

Volunteer Manager: E-Commerce Trading Manager

Available locations: Walsall

Commitment: Minimum two hours per week; we’d love it if you could do more. Shifts vary and can be between one and seven hours long. You can agree timings with your volunteer manager. Our E-Commerce trading centre is open five days a week.

What you'll be doing

  • Researching the value of donated items ready for them to be listed. 
  • Taking images of donated items and listing them to be sold. 
  • Packaging items that have sold. 
  • Responding to customer queries. 
  • Checking through media and books that are ready to be scanned. 

As a way of saying thank you, all Retail volunteers get a 20% discount when buying items in our Life Shops. 

What you'll need

  • A friendly and helpful attitude. 
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team. 
  • Good listening and communication skills. 
  • Patience, sensitivity, and reliability. 
  • Basic computer and photography skills, though we will teach these. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • A desire to learn new skills or develop existing skills. 
  • Honesty, integrity, commitment, and trustworthiness. 

No formal experience is needed – we provide all the training!

What it’s like volunteering in our Life Shops

“I really enjoy my time in the Shop … everyone is so friendly and we get on really well.”

Life Shop Volunteer

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