Our Church Street shop is in the heart of the city and specialises in vintage and interesting goods including jewellery, clothes, china and unusual items. It’s a great place to gain experience, use your skills, make friends, meet the public and support a local charity. 

Where: Martlets Shop, 2 Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1UJ

When: Monday- Saturday  9:30am - 5:30 pm, Sunday 10:30am – 4:30pm

Usual minimum commitment: Weekly morning or afternoon shift  

What you’ll be doing:

To assist the Manager with the smooth running of the shop. Duties to include:

  • Preparing stock ready for sale
  • Refilling and creating displays throughout shops and in window
  • Light cleaning of counters, clothes rails & dusting of stock
  • Serving customers, using cash register, accepting donations
  • Signing up new Gift Aid donors

 What’s in it for you:

  • Being part of a small friendly team presenting the face of Martlets
  • Valuable work experience in a retail environment
  • Develop skills in stock ordering, visual merchandise, customer service
  • Interacting with the public
  • Reasonable travel expenses will be paid 

Your skills and abilities

  • Friendly manner – good with people
  • Retail experience is always welcomed but not essential as training will be given
  • An interest in vintage clothing, books, records, fashion is also welcomed- we always need people with an eye for something special!
  • You may be required to stand for long periods –let us know if you have mobility problems 

Expectations:

  • To attend Martlets Welcome day and participate in any Martlets training relevant to the role
  • You will need to be reliable, flexible and willing to assist the manager
  • Be committed to good customer service
  • Work as part of a team of staff and volunteers

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

Contact: Volunteering Services Team on 01273 273400 or email volunteering@martlets.org.uk