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Voluntary Assistant Manger (Holloway Road)

Context:

The Assistant Shop Manager will deputise for the Shop Manager and assist them to lead a shop team to maximise the shop's financial contribution to overcoming poverty and suffering.

 

You should be able to offer 14 hours per week for at least one month.

Key responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day running of the shop in the manager's absence or alongside the manager
  • Ensuring that the volunteer rota is kept up to date
  • Assisting the manager in overseeing till procedures, such as customer service standards
  • Overseeing the opening up and/or closing up of the shop for the relevant shifts
  • Assisting the manager in overseeing financial procedures such as banking, cashing up and the completion of financial paperwork
  • Assisting the manager with volunteer recruitment and in-store promotions
  • Supervising volunteers when requested
  • Ensuring that health and safety standards are met
  • Maintaining retail standards such as stock density and merchandising standards
  • Supporting the Shop Manager in overseeing stock processing to ensure that the money made for Oxfam from the products sold is maximised

Skills and competencies:

  • Leadership qualities
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good personal organisation

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • An opportunity to play a meaningful role in Oxfam's goal to overcome poverty and suffering worldwide
  • Full training and support in this role
  • The opportunity to gain experience with a busy retailer and develop retail skills
  • The opportunity to work at the heart of your community
  • Local travel and lunch expenses paid

Contact:

Maggie Dabrowska (shop manager)

 

oxfamshopf8088@oxfam.org.uk

Application process:

Download and complete the Volunteer Application Form and send to the email address above.

Return it with a CV and covering letter

Application deadline:

2 September 2013

Interview date:

To Be Confirmed

Start date:

To Be Confirmed

Regions:

  • South

Interests:

  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time