Exeter Scrapstore

Reclaim your creative edge!

Exeter Scrapstore is seeking a new Lead Worker!

Exeter Scrapstore is looking for a new Lead Worker to manage this long-established and essential service to Exeter and Devon. The Scrapstore was established over 30 years ago, for the last 13 of which it has been an independent company, limited by guarantee.  The Scrapstore Lead oversees the retail and collection aspects of the operation, working with a dedicated group of casual and volunteer staff.  We are looking for someone who is keen to support the craft and art sectors in Exeter, who has a good track record in administration, innovation in the third sector.

The current offer is 22.5 hours a week, worked partly during opening hours (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) and partly at the postholder’s discretion for administration and finance, events and collection of materials. 

The job advert, person spec, job description and application forms can be found below.  If you have any questions please contact info@exeterscrapstore.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is  20th February 2024

Thurs 10am-5pm / Fri 11am-4pm / Sat 10am-1pm

Exeter Scrapstore is a unique arts and craft shop based in Belmont Park.  The Scrapstore contributes positively to the environment by reducing waste send to landfill and by raising awareness of the value of re-use within the community.  It provide a variety of wonderful reclaimed materials from businesses and industries that have chosen to recycle their off-cuts and surplus.  Offering clean, quality scrap to be used in creative activities, including education, play, arts and crafts.


We have a growing selection of craft supplies, haberdashery, bric-a-brac and miscellaneous items which are now available in store and online. We have regular items such as glue, paint, scissors and crayons – sourced as new – as well as an ever-changing variety of high-quality donated items and creative bargains.  Order today and collect in store during open hours.

Our warehouse is an Aladdin’s cave of incredible, colorful and re-useable scrap materials.  Materials have been collected as waste and surplus material from businesses and Exeter Scrapstore diverts them away from landfill.  Scrap is half the price for MEMBERS but anyone can access the store. See T&Cs for more information.

You’ll find reclaimed fabric, surplus cardboard, plastic, netting string and much, much more!

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