Volunteering with Oxfam Books Petergate is an ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in books, or just a desire to help out – you don’t need to be an expert and full training will be given.

We’re open 7 days a week so can be flexible to fit around your schedule, even a couple of hours a week would be a great help!

We have the following positions available:

Shop Team:

Weekend Shop Assistants:

  • Sort, research and price donated books.
  • Serve and assist our customers.

New Products Assistant:

  • Assist the manager with monitoring and replenishing our range of new products.


  • Collect book donations from donor’s houses.
  • Empty our book banks located in supermarket car parks.


Online Team:

Online Sales Assistant:

  • Listing items on the various e-commerce sites we use.
  • Processing online orders.

Social Media Assistant:

  • Manage and update our facebook, twitter, blog and other social media accounts.


If you are interested in any of these positions:

Pop in and speak to us

Ring us on 01904 652749

E-mail oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk