Our extensive warehouse on Weston Industrial Estate supports our network of 17 shops and relies heavily on a large team of volunteers to make it run like clockwork.
Below are the voluntary roles we have available in the hub of our large retail operation. An application form is available at the bottom of this page if you would like to get involved and donate your time to a great local cause. For any other information, please call the Volunteering Team on .
Furniture Operations Administrator
To assist with calls received to our new Furniture Collection Line.
Answering telephone calls promptly and clearly, clarifying items are suitable for collection; planning and completing paperwork for Van Driver’s collections and deliveries; data input; photocopying; general office duties as required.
Online Trading Volunteer
Assist online trading manager to raise vital funds by selling items on eBay, Amazon and other online sales platforms.
Identify and research donated collectable/valuable items to sell online, photograph and present items to be listed, load items to online sites, deal with queries from potential buyers, safely package and distribute items.
Stock Allocation Specialist (S.A.S.) Volunteer
Specialised sorting and allocation of sellable items for onward dispatch to our shop network.
Sort initial donations, take out unsellable items and consider recycling, sort items into categories, stack items in relevant area, review lists of stock required by shop managers, pick items for onward dispatch to relevant shop.
Driver’s Mate Volunteer
Assist van driver with collections and deliveries.
Loading and unloading vehicles, making collections and deliveries between our shops, customers and our warehouse.
Van Driver Volunteer
Assist with collections and deliveries.
Driving 3.5 tonne vehicle with a tail lift, loading and unloading vehicles, collections and deliveries to shops, customers and our warehouse, checking suitability of donations, delivering waste to recycling centre.
Additional Information / Requirements:
Based at the Hospice Business Hub, Lynx Crescent, BS24 9DJ – to lend your expertise on any type of valuable or collectable items you have knowledge of in order to enable our Online Trading team to maximise the value of donated goods at auction. Particular help needed with books and/or stamps.
Whatever time you can offer.