St Josephs Hospice

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St Joseph’s Hospice supports people in East and North East London with serious, life-limiting conditions. We help local...

Volunteer Sorter

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

St Joseph’s fundraising team are looking for volunteers to help us raise a significant amount from donated items, at our pop up shop and four-yearly jumble sales. This role is key as we have an urgent need to sort our donated items quickly, ready to put them out on sale. Key tasks: • Unpacking donations from supporters • Sorting items quickly, into the following categories  High end branded and vintage goods  Good quality middle range clothing items  Good quality lower range clothing items  Low quality items for recycling  Rubbish • Clearly labelling each category as instructed by the fundraising team • Keeping fundraising team up to date on high-quality items received • Making suggestions for items to display at our mini-shop in reception. • Packing up donations at the end of the day and where possible, assisting with putting these back in storage Time requirement: 1- 5 days a week Monday to Friday 10am – 4:30pm. We can be flexible, and offer half day as well as full day shifts. Skills and qualities required: • Organised • Flexible • Reliable, punctual and committed • Honest and responsible • Ability to commit to regular days and times • An understanding of, and commitment to our core values Benefits: • Reference • Meeting new people and being part of a team • Add value to your local community • Learn new transferable skills & improve your CV Travel expenses paid

Hours per week

1 - 2 days


St Joseph's Hospice Mare Stree Hackney London E8 4SA

DBS required


DBS checked by


Working with vulnerable people


Prior training required

Organised. Reliable. Friendly. Honest

Training available

Support provided


Long term
  • Opportunity TypeHealth, Community, Event Support, Fundraising
  • Placement lengthLong-term, Short-term