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Volunteer in an Oxfam shop


Our shop volunteers up and down the country are a great example of what Oxfam is all about: community members coming together to put an end to poverty and suffering.

Volunteering in an Oxfam shop is a great way to: 

  • enhance your CV
  • broaden your horizons
  • meet inspiring people.

Volunteer in an Oxfam shop

We believe the best teams are made up of people with the most diverse skills, which means whatever your strengths - creativity, working with people, selling, number crunching, product knowledge or window dressing - you can be part of a passionate team working towards serious change. And you can give your skills a chance to shine, while helping to end poverty and suffering too. 

The best way to start volunteering is to call in at your  local Oxfam shop and ask!

Find shops near you 

Be part of it

When you volunteer in an Oxfam shop, you'll be joining a friendly team at the heart of your local community. And there are so many ways you can help - you could design window displays, list items for our online shop or specialise in a particular area, such as books or women's accessories. All the time, you'll be helping to raise as much money as possible for people living in poverty.



"The work we do as volunteers makes a real difference to those who are in need."

Wendy Hilton, volunteer, Dorchester shop

When you volunteer in an Oxfam shop, you'll be joining a friendly team at the heart of your local community. And there are so many ways you can help - you could design window displays, list items for our online shop or specialise in a particular area, such as books or women's accessories. All the time, you'll be helping to raise as much money as possible for people living in poverty.

Meet our volunteers 

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