The distribution centre is the central point for all our donations. This is where all goods are stored, sorted, cleaned and distributed. It’s a busy warehouse environment next to the Martlets furniture showroom. Fashion goods sorters are amongst a number of volunteer roles helping to get donations ready for resale.

Where:  Martlets Warehouse, Sussex House Business Park, 270 Old Shoreham Road, Hove BN3 7DX

When: Shifts are between 9am-5pm Monday to Saturday, morning or afternoon sessions 

Usual minimum commitment: Weekly session

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lifting and emptying bags of donations
  • Checking donated items for damage and condition
  • Sorting clothes/shoes/bags on their suitability for the different shops including any vintage, retro or particularly valuable items as well as those for recycling

What’s in it for you:

  • This is an opportunity for you to be part of a friendly happy team
  • Opportunity to develop skills within a retail warehouse setting
  • We will pay reasonable travel expenses

Your skills and abilities

  • Be physically fit and able to stand while volunteering and to lift bags
  • Have an interest in fashion
  • Be flexible, adaptable and willing to work on your own or as part of a team
  • Be reliable and a good time keeper

Commitment and expectations:

  • To commit to a regular session
  • To attend the Martlets Welcome Day
  • Complete any Martlets training relevant to the role e.g. health and safety

How to apply: Download an application form or Fill out our online application form

Contact: People Services Team on 01273 718788 or email peopleservices@martlets.org.uk