Retail Assistant

Oxfam Mutley Plain

Name: Retail Assistant
Organisation: Oxfam Mutley Plain
Location: 44 Mutley Plain, Plymouth, PL4 6LE
Type: Part Time
Several positions are available so we can be flexible to suit the individual volunteer.


We have several vacancies available in our Mutley Plain Store; normal shifts are for four hours, from 9am until 1pm or 1pm until 5pm. Duties to include serving customers, cash handling and keeping the shop clean and tidy. Back area activities are also available such as sorting, pricing and steaming.

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Organisation Description

Retail shop raising funds for Oxfam charity.


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Cause / Interests

  • Children
  • Disaster Relief
  • Environment
  • Homeless and Housing
  • International Aid
  • Mentoring
  • Youth

Types of Activity

  • Administration
  • Campaigning and Lobbying
  • Mentoring
  • Retail and Charity Shops
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching
  • Under 16 Volunteering
  • Youth Work

Skills and Qualifications


The volunteer needs to be helpful and caring towards other team members and the general public. You should have a friendly disposition and have a good and positive approach to working in a team. You should be happy to learn new skills and be able to work on your own initiative.Previous retail experience would be an advantage but full training will be given in all departments.


-A great sense of satisfaction working for a great cause "To make poverty history".
-The opportunity to work with like minded people and be part of a team.
-The opportunity to build self confidence and learn new skills.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 14
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Travelling expense. Lunch expenses up to £6 when working a full day shift 9 til 5
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Full induction given with health and safety training and risk assessment.
Insurance Cover: Public Liability
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Full Training given
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, Interview