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Oxfam Volunteer Books and Media Assistant Full Time

at Oxfam - Huddersfield New Street Huddersfield in Huddersfield (Published at 07-04-2021)

Do you love reading books and browsing in second hand books shops? Then we?d love to hear from you! Oxfam Huddersfield New Street are looking for enthusiastic new volunteers to join our dedicated books and media team. You could be welcoming and serving our customers, handling and sorting donations of books, music and DVDs as part of the team.

Oxfam sells donated goods to raise vital funds for Oxfam's work to combat poverty and inequality worldwide. Our volunteer team is diverse and creative and we are seeking more volunteers to get involved and help us improve our shop.

Oxfam volunteers are part of a 23,000 strong movement of people who won't live with poverty. Just four hours a week of your time can make a huge difference! Many of our volunteers offer at least one four shift each week. However, we are flexible, and you can discuss your availability with the shop manager.

What the role involves...

  • Sorting and pricing of donated books, music and DVDs
  • Researching higher price and unusual items to make sure they are sold for their true value
  • Helping and advising customers
  • Refreshing stock on the shop floor and visual merchandising

What's in it for you?

  • Building your skills, confidence and your CV
  • Making friends and having fun
  • Local travel and lunch expenses paid in line with Oxfam's expense policy
  • Helping to raise vital funds for Oxfam's work to end poverty, and promoting sustainability by giving new life to preloved goods
  • The freedom to use your skills and creativity to shape the role into what you want it to be

No experience is necessary. Full training will be provided in the shop.

Oxfam do 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).

Job Types: Part-time, Volunteer

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
We have safeguards in place to prevent the spread of Covid 19 and ensure the safety of our volunteers. We provide masks, gloves and hand sanitiser. There is a protective screen in front of the till and surfaces and equipment are regularly sanitised.

Work remotely:

  • No


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