COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT VOLUNTEER:

We have an exciting volunteer role designed to raise the profile of Oxfam in the local area, and promote Oxfam Books Petergate’s varied activities.  We need a Community Engagement Volunteer to identify and build relationships with local businesses, job centres, colleges, universities, and other community organisations to increase volunteer applications and source donations.  They must be able to work independently as well as engage with our events and social media volunteers.  A background in community engagement, recruitment or similar would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

VOLUNTEER EVENTS ORGANISER:

We are currently looking for a volunteer to run in-store and community wide events at Oxfam Books Petergate in York.  We are looking to increase the amount of events we run and need someone with experience in planning and organisation, who can turn their creative ideas into effective and engaging events.  This role would involve working alongside our volunteer team to ensure events run effectively.   Though experience would be an advantage, we will provide full training and work with you to develop your skills.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

VOLUNTEER COMICS SPECIALIST:

Do you know your Marvel from your DC?  Do you know your Image from your 2000AD?
If so, we are looking for a Volunteer Comics Specialist to source, sort, research, price and display our comic donations.  We have a wide range of comics on sale, both in store and online, and want to ensure that we are making the most of the donations we receive, as well as sourcing new donations.  We will provide full training and work with you to develop your skills and experience.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

ONLINE SALES ASSISTANTS WANTED:

We have a couple of vacancies for Volunteer Online Sales Assistants.  These roles involve working closely with management and the other volunteers in our Online Sales Team.  You will be given full training to enable you to research items and list them on both our AbeBooks and Oxfam Online Shop stores.  You will also be responsible for processing orders, comparing postage quotes and communicating with our online customers.  This is an exciting opportunity to gain skills and experience in online selling.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

FRIDAY AFTERNOON SHOP ASSISTANT WANTED:

We currently have a vacancy for a Volunteer Shop Assistant on Friday afternoons.  The role involves a number of tasks including serving our customers, using the till, sorting new donations, researching and pricing books.  We provide full training in all areas and no experience is necessary.  All we ask for is enthusiasm and the commitment of your time on Friday afternoons.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

SATURDAY MORNING SHOP ASSISTANT WANTED:

We currently have a vacancy for a Volunteer Shop Assistant on Saturday mornings.  The role involves a number of tasks including serving our customers, using the till, sorting new donations, researching and pricing books.  We provide full training in all areas and no experience is necessary.  All we ask for is enthusiasm and the commitment of your time on Saturday mornings.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

SHOP ASSISTANTS WANTED:

We regularly have vacancies for shop assistants.  Our shop assistants are the back bone of our team and carry out a number of tasks including serving our customers, using the till, sorting new donations, researching and pricing books.  We provide full training in all areas and no experience is necessary.  All we ask for is enthusiasm and commitment.  Many of the bookshops in York are either run by or employ people who volunteered with us as shop assistants.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

How to Volunteer:

We are always looking for new members of the team here at the Petergate shop.

If you can spare a few hours a week then why not get in touch? Feel free to come into the shop to speak with us about joining the team. Alternatively you can download an application from here.

Just fill it out and pop it into the shop or email us at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

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