Our delivery vans are out on the road daily, collecting and delivering furniture across Brighton, Hove and beyond. Our drivers need keen, fit and energetic volunteers aged over 18 to assist them in this crucial role. You will need to be able to read a local map for this role and give clear directions! 

Where: The shift starts and ends at Martlets Showroom/Warehouse, Sussex House Business Park, 270 Old Shoreham Road, Hove, BN3 7DX. You will be collecting and delivering from residential addresses as well as Martlets shops across Brighton, Hove and the surrounding area.

When: Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm with 30-minute lunch break

Usual commitment: One day per week

What you’ll be doing:

Assisting the drivers to deliver and collect items from our warehouse, charity shops across Brighton, Hove and Lewes as well as donated goods from local residential addresses.

What’s in it for you:

  • Volunteer as part of a friendly team
  • Be out and about in our vans supporting our shops and delivery staff
  • Gain personal skills, experience and knowledge of the local area – enhancing your CV
  • Reasonable travel expenses will be paid and lunch provided in this role
  • We will provide t-shirt, sweatshirt and can contribute towards steel toe capped footwear
  • Full training for the role 

Your skills and abilities:

  • To be physically fit and willing to support the driver
  • Good communication skills when speaking to customers or when collecting donated goods
  • To be able to read a local roadmap and give clear directions
  • To be respectful and polite when visiting the homes of the general public
  • To be positive and passionate about the role


You will need to attend Martlets Welcome Day and complete Martlets training in health and safety.

The vans leave promptly and are busy all day, so you will need to be punctual and reliable.

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