Prospect Hospice has been providing end of life care to the people of Swindon and north east Wiltshire for over 40 years. Find out more about where we've come from and who we are here.
Find out about the range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These delivered free of charge and are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it.
We couldn’t do what we do without considerable support from our local community. Find out all the different ways in which you can support Prospect Hospice, including fundraising, volunteering and purchasing from our shops. All contributions are greatly appreciated and enables us to deliver care that is free of charge to our patients and their families.
Role – Volunteer E-commerce assistant
Volunteer Hours: 4 hrs per week or more, between 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday-Friday
Department: Retail – E-commerce, based at the Wroughton Distribution Centre
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us increase our retail sales on our new e-commerce platforms, eBay, Gumtree & the Prospect Hospice Online Shop. This role, based at the Wroughton DC, involves sorting through our donations and picking items that can be sold online to maximise income generation. These items need cleaning, tidying, photographing and recording on our database to keep track of our electronic items for sale. The items then require draft listing on one of our online sales channels.
Core Role Responsibilities & Requirements
SKILLS, QUALITIES COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED
Training will be provided for all relevant aspects of this role, and support will be given by the Ecommerce Manager and relevant colleagues. In addition, volunteers will be required to attend a core induction day at the main Prospect Hospice building. Out of pocket expenses (e.g. mileage) can be paid & claimed as relevant.
Health and Safety
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), it is the responsibility of every volunteer to take care of his/her own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by his/her acts at work. This includes co-operating with the organisation and colleagues in complying with health and safety obligations to maintain a safe environment and particularly by reporting promptly any defects, risks or potential hazards to a member of staff.
NB: This role description will be reviewed periodically and may be amended according to the changing requirements of the organisation.
Prospect Hospice is a working name of Prospect Hospice Limited. Registered Office: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9BY. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (1494909) and a charity registered in England and Wales (280093)Website designed & built by Boson Web