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Shop Volunteers Throughout Edinburgh

Could you help sprinkle a little festive sparkle in our shops this Christmas? From wintery window dressing, to helping people source the perfect gift or party outfit, we’ve got an opportunity to suit you.
Oxfam shop volunteers make a real impact every day and help our work for a kinder and radically better world, without poverty.

About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global community of people who believe in a kinder, and radically better world, where everyone has the power to thrive not just survive. We believe we can overcome poverty by fighting the injustices and inequalities that fuel it.

Experience Required

You do not need specific skills and experience but the following will be useful: Happy to be part of a team. Excited to learn new skills. Basic IT skills. Good organisational skills and attention to detail. Basic level English.

Training Details

Some e-learning. Ongoing support within the shop, access to Retail Trust should there be need. Buddy on the role training.

Flexibility & Commitment


4 hours per week

Location/Travel Details

Morningside Standard Oxfam - 204/206 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4QQ Morningside Bookshop - 210 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4QQ Nicholson St Standard - 120 - 122 Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9EJ Raeburn Place Bookshop - 25 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, EH4 1HU Nicholson Street Bookshop - 116 Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9EJ Raeburn place Music Shop - 64 raeburn Place, Edinburgh, EH4 1HJ


Provide a receipt for travel and lunch costs to the Shop Manager on the day. Lunch costs up to £6 can be covered when you volunteer for over 5 hours in a day.

Accessibility Details

  • Support Workers Welcome
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs