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Sales Assistant (West Street, Tavistock)


This is a general post which will give you the opportunity to experience a wide range of shop responsibilities:  working in the busy Tavistock shop, using th etil, serving customers, merchandising and many other responsibilities.

Hours can be flexible but ideally you should be able to offer at least one 4-hour shift per week.

Key responsibilities:

Serving customers on the till accurately and in a friendly manner

Tidying/re-stocking/merchandising the shop as required

Accepting donated items

Answering queries about Oxfam and products offered for sale

Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to work with others and as part of a diverse team.
  • Confident with basic cash-handling and customer service.
  • Ability to commit to covering a regular shift.
  • Ability to work independently when trained.
  • Friendly and helpful

What this role can offer the volunteer:

The opportunity to contribute to Oxfam's goal of achieving a just world without poverty.

Valuable retail experience

Chance to meet and work with a great friendly team

Training using a till

Lunch and travel expenses can be paid in line with Oxfam's policy


Jacky Theobald (Shop Manager)  or

Jake Sloane (Deputy Shop Manager)

01822 615534

Application process:

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

Return it with a CV and covering letter.

Application deadline:

25 October 2013

Interview date:

To Be Confirmed

Start date:

To Be Confirmed


  • West


  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time