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Oxfam in Lymington is desperately seeking volunteers for their newly opened shop with a difference.

This is a great opportunity to volunteer in a new Oxfam shop that is aiming to create a slightly different experience for the customer!

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.

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, however your gift of time can be arranged to suit you as well as the needs of our business.

Whatever your interest, from customer facing to sorting stock please do get in touch.

Your help will make a real difference.

For more information and to apply click here: https://www.cfnf.org.uk/opportunity/?slug=retail-assistant-9418&id=9418

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Oxfam Crew Member

Oxfam Lymington

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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.

Skills

• 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

Interests

No specific interest

Activities

General Helping
Retail

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
MorningYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
AfternoonYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
EveningNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

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.


Further Information

Yes - 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.

Yes - Volunteers need to be over a certain age

14 - 18 year old need parental permission. We must ensure we have two adults present alongside minors & vulnerable adults.

No - DBS check required

Yes - Equal Opportunities Policy

Yes - Expenses reimbursed

Reasonable local travel or parking and lunch (if a full day is worked, with prior agreement - limit is £6)

Yes - Health and Safety Policy

Yes - Training provided

Yes - Volunteer induction and ongoing support provided

Yes - Volunteer Policy

Yes - Volunteers covered by insurance

Yes - Written role description


Location

51 High Street
Lymington
Hampshire
SO41 9AG

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