'Give a Little Time' - Volunteer with Oxfam this Christmas

Could you give a little time to your local Oxfam Lymington Boutique and Oxfam Lymington Bookshop this Christmas? It's our busiest time of the year for our shop teams and in these unprecedented times, we need volunteers more than ever.
You'll join a fantastic team of local people who make the shop what it is. And better yet, every item you help sell raises vital funds to help people worldwide overcome poverty. Register your interest today or ask instore for details.


  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Reliability, honesty & integrity
  • An eye for detail
  • A willingness to work within Oxfam’s values of Empowerment, Accountability and Inclusiveness
  • An interest in fashion, retail & customer service
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • An ability to work on own initiative
  • An ability to work within shop guidelines & Oxfam procedures
  • Good numeracy skills and confidence with cash handling


  • Accessibility
    Unfortunately we do not have an accessible toilet (down 2 steps) but our shop floor and work room could be adjusted to suit some disabilities.
  • Age restrictions
    14 - 18 year old need parental permission. We must ensure we have two adults present alongside minors & vulnerable adults.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reasonable local travel or parking and lunch (if a full day is worked, with prior agreement - limit is £6).
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 18/04/2019

End Date: 31/12/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

As we grow our team our opening hours will increase. Eventually we hope to open 7 days a week - 8 hours per day Monday - Saturday and 6 hours on Sunday.


51 High Street
SO41 9AG

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