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Volunteer Sales Assistant (Cardiff)


The Oxfam Shop in Whitchurch Road, Heath, Cardiff has been in operation for more than thirty years. It is a very popular shop on a busy shopping street. We need help staffing the shop, to include:

  • Accepting, sorting and processing donations
  • Pricing and daily stocking shelves / rails
  • Accepting payments and daily accounting
  • To further support Oxfam's vital work, helping those less fortunate, in poverty and suffering.

Ideally you will volunteer one regular full day per week as a minimum.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accepting , sorting and processing donated items of clothing, books, homewares etc
  • Pricing items and maintaining fully stocked retail shop
  • Accepting cash and card payments with end of day accounting

Skills and competencies:

  • Good English and numeracy skills
  • Basic knowledge of PC and keyboard
  • An interest in fashion, clothes, music, books
  • Some experience in selling and charity shops

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • You will help Oxfam in this mission to build a just world without poverty
  • Learn new skills
  • Retail shop sales and customer experience
  • Meet like-minded volunteers
  • Lunch costs and reasonable travel expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam policies.


Yvonne Thomas

Shop Manager

33 Whitchurch Road



CF14 3JN

Phone: 02920 623608


Application process:

Please complete and send the Volunteer Application form to the address above.

Application deadline:

17 December 2016

Interview date:

As soon as possible.

Start date:

As soon as possible.


  • Wales


  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time