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Oxfam (City Centre)

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Oxfam is a global movement of people who share the belief that poverty isn't inevitable.

Stockroom volunteer 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 24 Sep 2018 and 31 Aug 2019.

In this role, you'll be responsible for sorting the donations we receive every day, and deciding what will be sold in our shop and what will be moved on elsewhere. You'll add price tags using our simple pricing guides, use the steamer on clothes, and deal with culled stock from the shop floor. You may be involved in taking priced stock to the shop floor and with stock rotation.

What skills do I need?

Basic literacy and numeracy (reading price guides, selecting pre-printed price tags, reading lists); ability to follow written and verbal instructions; manual handling skills.

What will I gain?

Raising funds for Oxfam; meeting new people; warehouse/stockroom skills. Stockroom volunteers may be able to specialise in a specific department, e.g. fashion, books, homeware.

Training and support

Full training from the shop manager and support from the volunteer team. Comprehensive safeguarding and inclusion policies. Volunteers over 18 may work unsupervised or when the manager is not present.

Time commitment

4+ hours per week. Morning shifts are 9-1, afternoon shifts are 1-5, although alternative hours can be arranged if necessary.

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

33 King Street Sheffield S3 8LF

Travel information

Close to Castle Square tram stop, and bus stops at Arundel Gate, Angel Street and Snig Hill.
  • CausesPoverty and social justice, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsCharity shops, Hands-on tasks, Practice my English
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

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