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Retail Team Volunteer

This is an opportunity to join a one-of-a-kind organisation, fighting for global social justice. As part of our team of Retail Volunteers, you will work predominantly on the shop floor, serving customers and operating the till. Other tasks might include replenishing stock, checking off and pricing deliveries, as well as some basic cleaning. This volunteering position will give you a good grasp of customer service, cash handling, as well as ethical trade.

About One World Shop

We are a fair trade shop. Our aim is to reduce poverty in poor areas of the world through trading more fairly. Our Mission is to source and sell sustainable & fairly traded goods from around the world, using an ethical and transparent framework, promoting equality and educating consumers along the way.

Experience Required

No previous retail experience is required as all training will be provided on an ongoing basis. Instead, we require outgoing personality, reliability, punctuality and an excellent attention to detail. The volunteer must be able to work on their own and as a part of a wider team.

Training Details

You will receive an Induction Training, incl. all aspects of the shop’s daily operations. Further ongoing training will be provided on a need-to-know basis.

Flexibility & Commitment

Term Time;Flexible;Summer Holidays;Ad hoc

4 hours per week.

Location/Travel Details

One World Shop is located on the corner of Princess Street and Lothian Road, with plenty of public transport links in the immediate area.


No Expenses.

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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