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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Shop Volunteers-Oxfam Chapel Street

*Join the Oxfam community
As a Retail Volunteer you will learn all about what goes into making our fantastic shop thrive. You can keep busy in the stockroom sorting and checking donations or be on the shop floor, serving customers and putting stock out on sale. Whatever suits you! Best of all you’ll be raising vital funds to support people facing poverty around the world.

*About this role
We will give you all the training and support you need so you will develop your skills as part of our team. You don’t need to have any experience – we’ve got you covered. You can also get some lunch and travel costs too. Whatever you need, we’re here to help.

You can focus on any part of volunteering that interests you the most. As a Retail Volunteer you’ll develop skills that boost your confidence. Why not try a bit of everything?

-Sorting donations including checking and pricing
-Serving customers on the till
-Create stylish window displays
-Keeping the shop fully stocked
-Helping donors as they come in
-Volunteering that works for you
-Volunteering can be very flexible to suit you. So even if your availability or skills don’t match this role, get in touch and we will find something right for you. By volunteering for a few hours a week, you will meet new people and have some fun for a good cause.

For more details and to apply online please visit: and

If you can’t apply online, please visit the shop at Chapel Street, Aberdeen for a paper form or contact us at email:

Experience required

There is no experience necessary for this role. All that is required is a willingness to learn and to be able to bring a positive attitude to the role.

Travel details

The position is located at Oxfam Chapel Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1SP.

Travel expenses

Public bus fares are reimbursable each shift if a bus ticket is provided.

Training details

Excellent support and relevant training is provided for all volunteers. There will be an initial induction after the reference check to ensure that the applicant is happy to undertake the volunteering role. After this, the volunteer will receive ongoing training and support during their shifts to grow more confident and comfortable in their role.

Volunteers (aged 12-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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