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Area Volunteer Recruiter (Brighton)


You will be working alongside the volunteer resource manager, area manager and shop teams to support with all aspects of recruitment of volunteers.

This is a flexible role where you can work from home or can be shop based. Ideally, you will be able to commit 3 to 6 hours per week for at least 3 months.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with a range of internal and external contacts - for example making contact with universities, local organisations and groups to promote volunteering with Oxfam.
  • Analysing staffing requirements of target shops. 
  • Understanding the shop, team and business needs.
  • Gaining an understanding of all aspects of the business.
  • Conducting targeted recruitment using a range of mediums and approaches.
  • Helping the shop manager short list and induct new team members.

Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to interact with a wide range of people in a positive manner.
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm and resilience.

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • You will be helping Oxfam in its mission to build a just world without poverty.
  • Gain experience in writing adverts, creating recruitment plans and conducting interviews.
  • Developing marketing, advertising and communication skills.
  • Working with a diverse range of people and organisations.
  • Lunch costs and reasonable local travel expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam's policy.


Hannah Beaven

Volunteer Resource Manager


Application process:

Please complete and send the Internship Application Form to the email address above. 

Application deadline:

21 June 2017

Interview date:

To be arranged.

Start date:

To be arranged. 


  • South


  • Shop
  • Home and community

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time