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Retail Supervisor (Brentwood)

Context:

Joining the welcoming volunteer team at Oxfam Brentwood as a Retail Supervisor you will be the focal point for the smooth running of the shop in the afternoon.

You will be joining a diverse, friendly and committed team who believe in Oxfam's values and try to make a difference through a well run shop.

Ideally you will be able to offer to cover at least one 4-hour shift in the afternoon each week but we would welcome an application to cover more.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure good teamwork and smooth running within the store in the manager's absence (when fully trained).
  • Maintain a basic overview of the health and safety of volunteers and customers during the shift.
  • Help ensure that correct procedures are followed, in an effort to maximise sales.

Skills and competencies:

  • Reliability and ability to maximise store potential.
  • Ability to work within shop guidelines.
  • Ability to work well within a team and to be able to delegate tasks and responsibilities to a team effectively.

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • The opportunity to contribute to Oxfam's goal of achieving a just world without poverty.
  • Full training will be given before you are asked to run the shop in the absence of the manager.
  • The chance to gain valuable experience in retail.
  • The opportunity to gain and or improve your customer service, leadership, team working and management skills.
  • References provided to future employers.
  • Reasonable travel and lunch expenses will be covered in line with Oxfam's policy. 

Contact:

Jennifer Rigg

Oxfam Shop

76 High Street

Brentwood

Essex

CM14 4AN

Tel: 01277 217487

Email:oxfamshopf3915@oxfam.org.uk

Application process:

Please complete and send the Volunteer Application Form to the address above.

Application deadline:

14 July 2017

Interview date:

You will be invited to meet the Shop Manager for an initial chat once your application has been received.

Start date:

You will be invited to meet the Shop Manager for an initial chat once your application has been received.


Regions:

  • East

Interests:

  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time