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Festival shop volunteers

Register your interest to volunteer at one of our festival shops in 2018!

The 2017 festival season has now finished! Thank you to all of our amazing shop volunteers who volunteered in our festival shops this summer.

If you are interested in volunteering in one of our festival shops next season, please register your interest and we will let you know how and when to apply for 2018.

Please remember we can only accept applications from current Oxfam volunteers/employees who have at least 3 months experience by March 2018. If you have any queries please get in touch at festivalshop@oxfam.org.uk or check the FAQs.

Register your interest for 2018 

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About festival shop volunteering

Helping to run Oxfam's on-site festival shop is a really fun way to volunteer, but it is also hard work and requires volunteers to undertake certain responsibilities.

Festival shop volunteers will need to:

  • help set up the shop the day before the festival opens

  • attend the pre-festival briefing onsite

  • work 3-5 shifts throughout the festival

  • sort, price and display stock

  • provide customer service to festival-goers and handle cash

  • help pack up the stock, shop fixtures and fittings after the festival


Benefits

Volunteering at an Oxfam festival shop offers a lot of benefits for you:

  • Fun - it's a great way to meet like-minded people and experience festivals in a new way. Many return year after year

  • Free entry to the festival. 

  • Meal vouchers and - at some festivals - hot showers. Need we say more.



Contact us

If you have any further questions about becoming a festival shop volunteer please e-mail festivalshop@oxfam.org.uk, or call Fran 07789 944406.

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