Volunteers needed

Exeter, Devon
£volunteer + tea/coffee and biscuits
10 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Contract Type

Our flexible working environment

Volunteers will be asked to work for approximately 3 hours per week, by arrangement, and at a time to suit you.

Where we are based

The role will be based at our branch in Richmond Road, Exeter.

A little bit more about us

Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. Samaritans relies entirely on volunteers, and the Exeter, Mid and East Devon branch is no different. We also rely on donations and fundraising, and we are recruiting volunteers to help with running our online merchandising, which is a new fundraising venture currently being set up.

What we offer

A friendly, flexible working environment with tea/coffee and biscuits

The role

Merchandising/Donation Volunteer

We need several volunteers to work together at our branch processing donations.

What you’ll be doing

Sorting and photographing donations, pricing, writing descriptions, uploading to suitable sites (eg Ebay), answering queries from potential buyers, and dispatching sold goods in a timely manner.

A little bit about you




Able to work independently or as part of a team as required – it is hoped to have enough volunteers to work in pairs

Able to accurately record goods received

Able to describe goods for sale to maximise chances of selling

Applicants will be offered an informal telephone interview initially to confirm that the role will be right for you.


There is no closing date for applications.