Oxfam shops make an incredibly valuable contribution to supporting Oxfam's work of fighting poverty and injustice across the world.
The Oxfam Shop in Stanmore specialises in high quality clothing and accessories This is an ideal opportunity for someone interested in women's fashion to make use of their passion within an interesting charity retail environment.
Organising and maintaining the clothing section of stock room.
Sorting through incoming donated stock, according to Oxfam's retail standards.
Valuing and pricing within the shop pricing guidelines and policy ready for the shop floor.
Use the guidelines from Oxfam and from the Shop Manager in order to keep up with current trends.
Maintain the display in the shop and replenish as required.
Ensure that items are displayed appropriately to attract as many customers as possible and to maximise sales.
Skills and competencies:
No formal qualifications are required.
Have an interest in women's fashion.
Show an attention to detail to ensure that clothing is sorted to a high standard.
Have knowledge of clothing and current trends.
Be reliable and have the ability to work as part of a team.
Have the ability to work within the shop guidelines and terms and conditions.
Be willingness to learn.
What this role can offer the volunteer:
An opportunity to contribute to Oxfam's mission.
The opportunity to gain experience and an insight into women's fashion and current trends.
The chance to work with a diverse team of friendly and welcoming like-minded people.
Retail training and experience.
Reasonable travel expenses can be reimbursed.