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Books Volunteer (Caversham)

Context:

You will work as part of a team to make sure that we are selling good quality items for the right price. You will help to display and merchandise these items. It does not matter if you are a novice or experienced with books, you will receive all the training and support needed for this role.

Frequency: Once or more a week, afternoon shifts: 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Key responsibilities:

  • Customer Service on shop floor
  • Possibly operating the till
  • Accepting, sorting and pricing donations
  • Replenishing shop stock and merchandising
  • Ensuring that books are displayed attractively in the shop in order to maximize sales
  • Ensuring 'back-room' book storage is tidy and well ordered

Skills and competencies:

  • Full training given in all aspects of role
  • Responsible attitude towads work
  • Able to work as part of a team and independently
  • An interest in books is essential and some knowledge of current trends an advantage
  • Willingness to learn new skills

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • The opportunity to work in a friendly environment
  • Develop your skills
  • The opportunity to contribute to Oxfams' work
  • An interesting and varied experience of voluntary work

Contact:

Anne-Marie Phillips

tel: 0118 947 9232

email: oxfamshopf3802@oxfam.org.uk

 

Application process:

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

Application deadline:

4th September 2013

Interview date:

To Be Arranged

Start date:

As Soon As Possible

Regions:

  • South

Interests:

  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time