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Clothing and accessories assistant (Highgate)

Context:


Oxfam Highgate shop is in the heart of the beautiful Highgate, near many touristic attractions and from where you can admire the fine panorama of the City. The shop is a vibrant environment with a multicultural team proud of its success.



Our shop has a big clothing section and we need help to keep our sales up.



Ideally you should be able to offer at least 8 hours a week.

Shifts: 10am-2pm and/or 1:30 pm-5:30pm, Mon-Sun.




Key responsibilities:

  • Sorting through donated items
  • Valuing stock appropriately
  • Researching valuable items
  • Merchandising and updating shop displays
  • Maintaining levels of stock in retail area
  • Ensuring standards of quality are adhered to
  • Working as part of a team
  • Exploring new ways of sourcing donations
  • Researching current trends in fashion
  • Assisting manager in preparing window displays

Skills and competencies:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills
  • Trustworthy and reliable as role will involve handling cash
  • Computer literacy would be a bonus
  • In-depth knowledge of clothing is not necessary as guidance is provided

What this role can offer the volunteer:




  • The opportunity to contribute to Oxfam's goal of achieving a just world without poverty
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Opportunities for developing new skills and experience in Oxfam retail environment
  • Chance to work as part of a team  and meet new people
  • Your expenses will be reimbursed so you will not be out of pocket whilst working for Oxfam



Contact:

Ana Prag

0208340 3888

Email: oxfamshopf8042@oxfam.org.uk

 

80 Highgate High Street,

N6 5HX, London

Application process:

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


Application deadline:

14 August 2013

Interview date:

To be confirmed.

Start date:

As soon as possible.

Regions:

  • South

Interests:

  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time