What would I be doing if I volunteer for the eBay social enterprise?

There are many different things you can do. Sorting the clothes donations, deciding what we will put in the clothes store and what we can sell on eBay. Photography: Taking pictures of clothing, editing the pictures on the computer and uploading to our listing platform. Then there is listing the clothes on Ebay. We provide full training for all of the above.

 

What hours would I have to do if I volunteer at the eBay store?

We generally ask for either a morning or an afternoon to start with and then if you feel you want to do more we can increase the hours.

 

Where do the donations come from for the eBay store?

We have many different ways of getting donations. A lot is from the general public. We also have companies and shops donate items to us as well.

 

Where does the money go from the sales on eBay?

Whatever is left after we have paid the overheads of running the eBay shop go back into our parent charity, Freedom Community Alliance.

What would I be doing if I volunteer for Freedom Salvage?

There are many different things you can do. Uploading the items we have refurbished, fixed or upcycled to our eBay platform, photographing items for sale or teaching our clients the skills required for stripping garden machinery for parts, fixing bicycles for resale or upcycling old items into new, usable items.

What hours would I have to do if I volunteer with Freedom Salvage?

Our workshop is open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm. If you are only available on weekends then it is possible that arrangements can be made to accommodate this.

Where do the donations come from for Freedom Salvage?

Some of our donations come from the public, whilst other items are purchased from our partners and fixed or refurbished for onward sale.

Where does the money go from the sales made by Freedom Salvage?

Whatever is left after we have paid the overheads of running the Freedom Salvage social enterprise go back into our parent charity, Freedom Community Alliance.

Is it possible for me to train for a qualification while volunteering with Freedom Salvage?

At the moment we are unable to offer educational or vocational qualifications but we work with partner agencies who may be able to help with this especially if it dovetails with the projects in the social enterprise.