Book Sorter and Pricer

  • VO43308


Time is a precious thing; donate yours and make a difference with Oxfam. We are looking for people to join the friendly volunteer team in the Haddington Oxfam shop to work with other volunteers to create a welcoming sociable atmosphere and increase the shop's sales. As a Book Sorter and Pricer you would be:

  • selecting books for sale from incoming donated stock
  • valuing donated books to determine the best price for them in the shop using tools such as the internet & reference books
  • cleaning and pricing books ready for sale
  • working to make sure that the stocik in the shop is regularly refreshed merchandised well
  • monitoring book sales within the shop and working with the shop manager to plan for maximising sales from books within the shop
  • utilising tools and guidelines from Oxfam & from the shop manager in order to keep up with current trends and initiatives in selling books.

Volunteers will have a significant impact on shop sales as well as the satisfaction of learning about how funds raised contributes towards Oxfam's development, campaign and aid work across the globe. In return, the volunteer will have the opportunity to work as part of a friendly team in a demanding but supportive environment.

Organisation aims and objectives

Oxfam GB is a leading aid and development charity with a worldwide reputation for excellence and over 70 years of experience, working to end global poverty. Oxfam fights poverty in three ways; campaigning for change, development work and emergency response. Money raised in Oxfam retail shops plays a vital role in funding these projects.











Experience required: - An interest in books - A good eye for detail - The ability to work as part of a team
Travel details: HADDINGTON The Oxfam shop in which the volunteer will be working is located in the town of Haddington in East Lothian, Scotland.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are paid and £3.00 is paid daily towards lunch on a 5 hr shift
Support: Childcare,
Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 14 days ago