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Online Book Sales Volunteer (Balham)


We're looking for committed individuals to help us run our online shop including listing items for sale, checking existing listings and helping to co-ordinate our current online sales team.

No previous experience is needed as full training will be given.

Frequency: Minimum 2 hours a week. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Listing donated books on Oxfam's online shop (writing descriptions and pricing)
  • Storing items in designated areas
  • Packaging and posting sold items
  • Co-ordinating around the existing team

Skills and competencies:

  • Enthusiastic attitude towards work
  • Capable of working independently
  • An eye for detail
  • Passionate about books
  • Computer literate

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • The opportunity to learn about online retail and be a part of our rapidly expanding business.
  • Helping to maximize income for Oxfam to help alleviate poverty and suffering.
  • Training in the more specialist aspects of bookselling and collecting.
  • An opportunity to gain some training and management experience.


Zoë Raymond

tel: 02087726816



Application process:

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

Application deadline:

1st September 2013

Interview date:

As Soon As Possible

Start date:

As Soon As Possible


  • South


  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time