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Volunteer Fashion and Textile Online Assistant

Oxfam’s Online Shop is based The Northern Logistics Centre, Batley, a warehouse which houses both Oxfam’s Online and Festival Shop operations, as well as, a textile sorting plant, and transport and distribution offices. The Oxfam Northern Logistics Centre uses donated clothing and textiles to raise vital funds to help Oxfam fight for a fairer world without poverty! We are the only charity in the UK to have our own sorting plant, meaning no Oxfam donation goes to landfill!

All our volunteering roles are based within the Online Shop, which launched in 2007. We were the first online charity shop in the UK and remain the largest to this day, showcasing a broad range of fabulous textile donations to a worldwide audience; from high-end to high-street, vintage to contemporary. Why not take a look?

Opportunities Overview
  • Volunteer Role Title
    Volunteer Fashion and Textile Online Assistant
  • About the Volunteer Role

    As a Fashion and Textiles Online Assistant you will be describing, measuring and pricing donations for the Oxfam Online Shop. We aim to add 100 unique items to the online shop every day. You will need basic IT skills, basic english writing skills and an eye for detail. This role is ideal for anyone interested in fashion - whether that be retro, vintage, designer or high-street! Our passionate and experienced team will provide you with full training in copywriting, fashion vocabulary and photography as well as daily support for this role. You will gain valuable skills in e-commerce retail perfect to expand your CV. You will be joining a fun ,diverse and positive team who raise hundreds of thousands of pounds every year to end poverty. This role is flexible, you can volunteer from as little as a few hours a week. Travel and lunch expenses are provided in line with our expenses policy. We are located in a large warehouse which is a 15 minute walk from Batley Railway Station. Free parking is available at the front of the building. We are open 9am - 3.45pm from Monday to Friday. Our address is Oxfam Northern Logistics Centre, Mill Forest Way, Off Grange Rd., Batley WF17 6RA.

  • Role
  • When you can volunteer
  • Suitable for under 18's
  • Type of role
    Admin / Retail, Arts/Culture/Heritage, IT/Social Media
  • Special Requirements
    Application form required, Disabled Access, References required, DBS (criminal record check that the organisation will organise), We are in a busy Warehouse so closed-toe shoes must be worn. Oxfam is part of the government's Disability Confident Scheme and we have disabled access throughout the building.
Opportunities Location

Batley and Spen

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