The volunteer Online Book and DVD Sales Assistant helps increase fundraising for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices by securing the best price for books and DVDs that have been donated to our Charity. This will involve using sites such as We Buy Books and  Music Magpie.

Location: Lansbury Estate, Knaphill GU21 2EP
Time: Wednesday’s or Thursday’s 4 hours flexible.

Duties and key responsibilities

  • Checking and sorting items for online sale
  • Scanning and inputting barcodes of items for sale on the relevant sites
  • Packing sold items for dispatch and dropping at parcel ‘drop’ location
  • Selecting first editions or books of interest for selling on eBay

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Good IT skills with a familiarity with online sales, or a willingness to learn
  • Honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Good organisational skills with a keen eye and attention to detail
  • Physically fit and able to lift boxes of books
  • Ability to work independently
  • An interest in helping to raise money to help Shooting Star Children’s Hospices


  • Experience of working in a retail environment
  • Experience of e-selling or a desire to learn about online sales