We are looking to recruit a volunteer driver who can collect book donations from our donor’s homes using their own car.  We will pay mileage expenses for the distances travelled as part of this role.  There may also be occasions when they will help our other volunteer driver with emptying our three book banks located around York.  For more details please ring us on 01904 652749 or even pop us an e-mail at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk


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 even pop us an e-mail at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk 


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 even pop us an e-mail at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk


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 even pop us an e-mail at oxfamshopf0608@oxfam.org.uk

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in we currently have vacancies available on a Thursday morning, Friday afternoon and a Saturday afternoon!


We are looking to recruit a music specialist with a good knowledge of a range of music to be able to sort, research and price recorded music donations. As a music specialist you will have responsibility for managing and developing our recorded music section in the shop and work alongside our manager to source good quality music donations. You will also have the chance to work with our online sales team to sell music through our Oxfam Online store.
We will provide full training and work with you to develop your skills and experience!

If you are interested in this position, and would like a bit more information please do pop into store and speak to us, or ring us on 01904 652749, or even pop us an e-mail 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