Prospect Hospice has been part of the Swindon community for over 40 years, caring for local people at the end of their lives. As a charity, we rely on the generous donations of the public to help us raise the vital funds we need to ensure everyone is offered our outstanding care free of charge.
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.
Whether shopping with us in person or online, or donating your pre-loved goods, we thank you for supporting us through our shops where you help to raise around £2million a year for Prospect Hospice.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and we're always looking for outstanding people to join our team at the hospice across all areas of the charity.
Prospect Hospice is the leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north Wiltshire. Working closely with you, our colleagues within partner organisations, we want to ensure that the very best care is available to everyone facing the end of life. This is why we provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end of life care and support.
Role – Volunteer eBay lister
Volunteer Hours: 4 hrs per week or more, between 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday-Friday
Department: Retail – eBay, based at the Wroughton Distribution Centre
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us increase our retail sales on online marketplaces. The role involves researching, valuing, photographing, and creating accurate and appealing listings to sell the items on eBay and Gumtree.
Core Role Responsibilities and 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