Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
It's voluntary based however, we do offer a free lunch for a full shift and we reimburse public transport costs for a full shift.
Job description

Shop Volunteer Cashier/Customer Service Books and Music shop


Passionate about customer service and looking for a customer facing role? Turn your passion into action and volunteer flexibly with Oxfam Bishops Stortford. If you live in or near to this location and are searching for a volunteer role that will increase your transferable skills, or give you more retail experience, this may be the role for you.....

Who we are:

Oxfam Bishops Stortford Books and Music shop opens at the end of July 2019 and will trade 7 days each week. Our new shop will trade 9.30-5 Monday to Saturday and 11-3 on Sundays.If you are passionate about retail and customer service, join us at the outset alongside our welcoming volunteer team.

Oxfam shops throughout the UK engage with their local community who donate goods to help Oxfam raise funds for its global projects. Oxfam Bishops Stortford is looking for cashiers to help with our customer service on the shop floor - with no previous experience required.

What the role involves...

  • A minimum flexible commitment of 2-3 hours or more by arrangement during the week or weekend
  • Operating the shop's computerised tills and digital Gift Aid tablet
  • Assisting customers on the shop floor and processing card and cash transactions
  • Accepting donations and thanking our donors and customers

What's in it for you?

  • Comprehensive induction, training and support for your new role
  • Insight into the running of a busy retail charity outlet
  • The opportunity to join a friendly, diverse and committed team
  • Local travel and lunch expenses can be covered in-line with Oxfam's expense policy
  • Opportunity to develop retail skills/confidence to enhance your CV and job prospects and/or meet some interesting people and make new friends
  • Opportunity to learn more about Oxfam's Gift aid scheme and how you make a difference to the lives of others through your valued gift of time
  • You will be joining thousands of Oxfam shop volunteers who 'won't live with poverty'
  • References can be provided to future employers
  • NVQ diplomas in Retail Skills available for volunteers that meet the criteria

If this role is of interest please do get in touch. Applications will be considered as they are received, thank you.


Posted on: 04 July 2019
Closed date: 02 October 2019
Tags: Retail