As a Sales Assistant Volunteer you will be at the till, serving customers as the friendly face of your shop. You will help people facing poverty around the world by giving great customer service and making donors, customers, and supporters feel welcome in our shop. We'll give you ongoing training and support so that you can feel right at home as part of the Oxfam Community! You don't need to have any experience - we've got you covered. You can also get travel costs too. Whatever you need, we're here to help. As a Sales Assistant Volunteer you'll develop skills that boost your confidence: -Improving your communication skills in this customer-facing role -Serving customers on the till, handling cash and card payments -Creating a friendly shop environment to make everyone feel welcome Apply at https://volunteering.oxfam.org.uk/ and search for St Andrews!
Our essential training includes gift aid and health and safety procedures. There is additional training for various departments such as sorting donations, pricing, using the till, researching items, opening and closing the shop.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Travel expenses will be reimbursed on the day, please keep your bus/train ticket
The skills you need
-Helpful and friendly
-Happy to be part of a team
-Excited to learn new skills
-Up for trying a range of shop tasks
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