Shop Volunteers

  • VO87837


The Oxfam shop Elgin is looking for friendly, helpful people to join their shop team -- and there's a number of ways you can help out -- from till operator, to their online shop, from working in a certain department such as books or music, (or something you may have a passion for) to admin, sorting donations and even visual merchandising. This is a great opportunity to volunteer in a vibrant, busy shop. You will be volunteering with the support of the Shop Manager and will be given relevant training as required. This is a great opportunity to build confidence, gain experience in a retail environment and make new friends.

The role involves

  • Working with a volunteer team
  • Being polite and friendly with good customer service skills
  • Cash handling, till work, and merchandising ( if you want to volunteer on the tills)
  • Packing and wrapping purchases
  • Tidying the shop floor when not busy

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • Giving time to make a difference which helps Oxfam’s mission of achieving a just world without poverty
  • Gain experience working for a non-profit charity organisation

No experience required and full training will be given.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide water for wells, help the poor, provide education etc. in third world countries.










4 hours per week


Oxfam does not accept applications from anyone on the Sex Offenders list. We may inquire about unspent convictions relevant to the role and you may be required to submit to PVG/DBS check (at no expense to you).
Experience required: An enthusiasm for Oxfam’s work and helping others get involved. Good communication & organisational skills Good written skills Attention to detail Honesty, reliability, integrity, and commitment Hard working and a willingness to learn Able to work well in a team Ability to work within Oxfam's guidelines and values.
Travel details: This opportunity is based in the Oxfam Elgin shop and travel expenses are reimbursed in line with Oxfam's policy.
Minimum age: 14


Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes

Last updated 23 days ago