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Volunteer - Trainee Lead Volunteer

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Volunteer - Trainee Lead Volunteer
Description of the role:

Oxfam Retail Charity - Volunteer – Trainee Lead Volunteer - (Over 18 Only)
Here at Oxfam, we’re dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Our shops would not be able to raise crucial funds for Oxfam’s emergency and development work all over the work without our dedicated volunteers, who provide their time and bring a multitude of skills. In return we offer personal development, valuable insight into charity retail and a friendly environment to meet new people!
No experience is necessary.
We are open Mondays to Sundays and usually ask for 8 hours per week. On Sundays we ask for 4 hours. We can be flexible around parenting/ caring/ health/ employment / education and any other commitments you have. Some travel and lunch expenses can be covered too. I you have even a couple of hours to give Oxfam then we’d like to hear from you.
Supervisory training and experience can really improve your CV and career prospects.
You will learn about:
• Opening and closing the shop (Key Holder)
• Daily admin & accounting tasks
• Monitoring performance and training the team
• Understanding sales figures and targets
• Effectively delegating responsibilities
• Maximising the income from donations, Sourced by Oxfam, and Gift Aid
About You:
• Honesty, reliability, and commitment
• Hard Working and willingness to learn
• Able to work well in a team
• Willing to be DBS checked
What this role can off the volunteer:
• Significant supervisory experience and training to improve your CV
• You’ll make a real difference within the shop
• Work in a fun and energetic team
• Full Training Given
• Weekdays and Weekend Available
Oxfam Knaresborough Shop, 14 Market Place, Knaresborough HG5 8AG
Our shop complies with Covid-19 guidance, and we aim to keep everyone safe with thorough cleaning and welfare procedures. Masks and gloves are provided.
We aim to reply to applications within two days. I you haven’t heard from us please check your junk folder or get in touch directly. (Ref: JS)
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).

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

An interest in supervisory training would be an advantage but is not necessary as full training is given.

Practical information:

We offer 4 hours shifts 9am - 1pm and 1 - 5pm. We are very flexible and if you can only do 10am -2pm or even just a couple of hours then that is fine with us.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 16+, Age 17+, Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Oxfam Knaresborough Shop
14 Market Place,
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 05.06.2023
Organisation Information

Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable. In just 15 years, extreme poverty has been halved. 15 more years and we can end it for good.

Charity number: 202918

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