Heaton "Retail Support"

Working in a team of volunteers to sell new and donated goods to customers to raise money for Oxfam's work.

The role may include:

  • Preparing shelf and window displays
  • Stocking shelves and clothes rails
  • Managing the till (modern computerized tills are straightforward to use)
  • Greeting and talking to customers
  • Receiving donated goods and encouraging customers to take part in "Gift Aid"
  • Encouraging customers to consider volunteering for Oxfam


  • An interest in charity retail work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to work flexibly as tasks arise
  • Hands on experience in a complex charity shop environment, which can be useful for a CV or reference
  • An opportunity to develop personal capabilities and skills for working in retail, as part of a team


  • Age restrictions
    14 years old or over (14-16yo's must have parental consent)
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    Pricing and sorting stock, ordering stock, customer care, till operation and cash handling, organisational skills

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/11/2023

End Date: 26/12/2024

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252 Chillingham Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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