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Book Volunteer (Gloucester Road, West London)


We have a new but thriving book section and are looking for positive people to help maintain and help grow this area of our shop.

Frequency: Minimum 4 hours per week, flexible shifts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sorting and selecting the books for sale
  • Pricing books
  • Merchandising the section
  • Maintaining the quality of the books 

Skills and competencies:

  • A basic knowledge and interest in books
  • A positive and motivated approach to volunteering
  • A desire to help us make as much money as possible
  • Basic internet skills for ascertaining prices
  • A good eye for the presentation of books

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • A unique environment to learn new skills
  • The ability to learn about Oxfam's work
  • The chance to meet a diverse and friendly group of people
  • An understanding of second-hand books
  • Local travel costs and lunch expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam's Volunteering Policy.


Kelly Walsh


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Application process:

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

Application deadline:

Monday 30th October

Interview date:

To Be Confirmed

Start date:

To Be Confirmed


  • South
  • West


  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time