Online Retail Team – Posting and Packing Volunteer

Department: Online shop

Location: Teesside Hospice Trading Office, 410 Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6HF.

Time Requirement: Our online shop office hours are from 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday. Time commitment and availability can be discussed and agreed with the Shop Manager. Where possible, we ask that all volunteers commit to a minimum of two hours per week.

DBS Check needed? No

Age Requirements: From 14 years old plus

Role Summary: Join our team as a Posting and Packing Volunteer and become an essential part of our online sales operation! You’ll pack a variety of exciting items, from game consoles and clothes to guitars, ensuring they arrive to our eBay customers quickly and in perfect condition. Your attention to detail and dedication will help us deliver a top-notch experience to our online shoppers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use appropriate packaging materials to safeguard items and carefully package them for shipping.
  • Ensure items are correctly labelled with the relevant details and check orders for accuracy.
  • Arranging courier and postage services.
  • Collaborating with fellow volunteers to ensure efficient operations.

We provide all the tools and resources you need. All you need is a willing to learn and a commitment to supporting our cause.


  • 20% discount off purchases made in our shops.
  • Opportunities for training and personal development
  • Reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses
  • Provided lunch if you volunteer for more than 5 hours per day
  • Access to discounts with other retailers and companies
  • 10% discount in the Northgate Tea Rooms.

If you’re friendly, reliable, and eager to contribute to our cause, we’d love to have you join our team!

Teesside Hospice is committed to eliminating discrimination and values diversity in the workplace.

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