Assistant Manager Volunteer

As a Volunteer Assistant Manager you’ll make a big difference while you develop your own skills that boost your confidence. In this role, we’ll support you to:

  • Effectively delegate responsibilities and coach individuals and teams
  • Improve your communication skills in this customer-facing role
  • Foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome
  • Follow important policies around safeguarding, Health and Safety, and trading regulations
  • Opening, closing and managing the shop in the shop manager’s absence

What's in it for you

  • Significant supervisory experience and training to improve your CV
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Gain valuable leadership experience
  • Some lunch and travel costs
  • Grow your confidence and meet new people
  • We can be flexible around your education, family, work, or health etc.
  • Possible references for future employers


The skills you need

  • You do not need specific skills and experience, but the following will be useful:
  • Enthusiastic and committed to achieving shop aims and objectives and motivating others
  • Ability to work within Oxfam’s policies and shop guidelines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the shop manager and the shop team
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s values of empowerment, accountability and inclusiveness
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and under own initiative
  • Helpful and friendly
  • Ability to deal in a tactful and professional manner with confidential information and sensitive situations


  • Diversity and equal opportunities policy
  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    *This role is for 16 years and above. When you register, please can you state your age (or if you are 18+). If you are 16 or 17 years, please can you state the contact details for your parent or guardian, as we are required to contact them first*
  • Child Protection
  • Complaints Policy
  • Confidentially Policy
  • DBS check required
  • Ex Offenders
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Suitable for Supported Volunteering
  • Suitable for Under 16's
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 16/02/2022

End Date: 16/10/2024

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We are looking for volunteer for any day of the week, any slot of time.


34 Upper St James Street
PO30 1LB

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