A ship is only as good as the crew who sails her, and here at Oxfam we’re looking for friendly and positive people to steer our shop to new horizons! This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in clothing, retail, or customer service to join the team in our new Oxfam shop. You will be joining a small but growing team helping us to make the most from donations; offering fantastic customer service as well as sorting, pricing and preparing for sale a wide range of products. Your gift of time can be arranged to suit you as well as the needs of our business.
• 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
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: 30/09/2020
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.
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