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Clothing and Accessories Volunteer (Caversham)


This is a great opportunity to volunteer in a vibrant Oxfam shop, and an opportunity to help in the fight against poverty. 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 clothing/accessories, 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
  • Sorting through incoming donated stock, and deciding what is and isn't saleable
  • Pricing items
  • Display in shop and replenish as required
  • Ensuring that items are displayed attractively in the shop in order to maximize sales
  • Culling shop floor items & recycling non-saleable goods
  • Maintaining backroom

Skills and competencies:

  • Full training given in all aspects of role
  • Responsible
  • Able to work as part of a team and independently
  • An interest in fashion/clothing/accessories

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • Te 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


Anne-Marie Phillips

tel: 0118 947 9232



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


  • South


  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time