Warehouse Assistants – Volunteer

Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the Warehouse Assistant’s role is to help with the smooth running of the warehouse, deliveries and collections on a day to day basis.

  • Receiving donations, unpacking, sorting and re-shelving or storing stock
  • Maintaining the warehouse environment in a clean, tidy fashion
  • Ensuring all fire exits and escape routes are kept free from obstruction
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety procedures are effectively carried out and reporting any concerns to the Warehouse Manager
  • Being vigilant at all times to help minimise stock loss
  • Ensuring that all those donating goods to Horsham Matters are dealt with courteously and efficiently
  • Working as part of a team with the other members of the Charity Centre

Additional Duties

  • Developing a good knowledge of the Charity Centre requirements and availability of stock
  • Adhere to the security and Health and Safety procedures
  • Adhere to the Horsham Matter’s Code of Practice
  • Being vigilant to help minimise stock loss
  • Working as part of the Logistics’ team


  • Whilst no previous experience is needed, it does require a good deal of common sense
  • the job is physically very demanding with the handling of heavy furniture
  • Experience of working with customers is desirable


  • Able to work under own initiative, but act as a team player
  • Able to plan and organise well, and think ahead

For more information call Karen Rayner on 01403 211 833

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