Volunteer - Retail Assistant at Emmaus By The Sea

What is Emmaus?

Emmaus supports people to work their way out of homelessness, providing a purpose as well as a stable home for as long as someone needs it. Our Community helps those in need through acts of Solidarity, creates rewarding volunteering opportunities, generates employment and supports a variety local businesses.

Whilst our amazing charity is doing all that it can to end homelessness, we still need our volunteers to help raise vital funds by working in our shops.


What is the role of Volunteer Retail Assistant?

This role is perfect for anyone who is extremely personable and enjoys working in an eclectic shop environment. We have a wealth of interesting vintage and second hand stock which changes from week to week. Not only will you get the opportunity to help sort and price our treasure trove of bargains, but you will also get to work in a friendly team assisting the public with purchases.

Your duties can vary from sorting donations, to making beautiful displays or even manning the till. There is always something to do and never a dull moment at Emmaus By The Sea!

This is an opportunity to really make the role your own by bringing your own skillset and developing it further whilst benefiting a great charity.

Who will I be working with?

We are a friendly community made up of volunteers, companions and staff. We encourage everyone to reach their full potential. Even though we have all different types of people here, we all have one thing in common – a desire to make a positive difference to our goal of ending homelessness.

What skills will I need?

A reliable, personable nature
A can-do attitude is the most valued attribute of all our volunteers.
Customer Service, Retail, Business are all desirable skills, but if you are willing to learn we can train you!

What skills will I gain?

Sales expertise
Experience working to targets
Impeccable organisational skills
Customer Service
Visual Merchandising

Great! How do I apply?

Simply ask a member of staff for a Volunteer Application Form or email Evie and Caroline using volunteer@emmausbrighton.co.uk