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Boutique Shop Assistant (Chiswick)


We are a boutique in Chiswick specializing in fashionable and designer clothing and accessories. We are looking for someone with a keen interest in fashion and merchandising to join our team.

Ideally you will be able to offer one or two four-hour shifts per week.

Key responsibilities:

  • Customer service.
  • Visual merchandising: shop and mannequins.
  • Sorting and preparing stock.
  • Tidying and setting shop standards.

Skills and competencies:

  • No formal qualifications are required; ongoing training provided.
  • Knowledge of current trends and designers is desirable but not essential.
  • A desire to learn about visual merchandising.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good at team work.
  • Willingness to learn and be flexible.
  • To be responsible and reliable.

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • The opportunity to contribute to Oxfam's work of achieving a just world without poverty.
  • A unique opportunity to volunteer in a trendy boutique in the Chiswick area.
  • Learn new skills and enhance your CV.
  • Gain skills required to have a career in fashion retail.
  • Meet new people and improve your ability to work as a team.
  • Lunch and travel expenses can be paid in line with Oxfam's policy.


Alex Goodwin


Tel: +44 (0) 208 994 4888

Oxfam Boutique

190 Chiswick High Road

London W4 1PP

Application process:

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

Application deadline:

16 August 2013

Interview date:

To be confirmed.

Start date:

As soon as possible.


  • South


  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time