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Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor.
Together we save, protect and rebuild lives.
When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others.
We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women.
And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
is a member of of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
To work with others to overcome poverty and suffering
To make as much money as possible to overcome poverty and suffering
About our Oxfam Shops
Open for business since 1948, Oxfam shops are at the heart of the charity and their community, raising vital funds and increasing public awareness of what we do .
They are always guided by our values of empowerment, accountability and inclusiveness and focussed on making as much money as possible.
The Role of our Deputy Shop Managers
Commercially aware and constantly looking for new business opportunities, deputy shop managers motivate their teams and create a safe and energised work environment.
They have high standards, a strong drive to achieve results and are accountable for their business.
The role of the deputy shop manager is empowered, varied, busy and gives the opportunity to work with some amazing people.
Shop managers are pivotal for the success of our business and can make a real difference.
Oxfam operates a volunteer operating model, in which volunteers are empowered to take over most of the tasks within the shop, including running the shop in the manager’s absence.
Often the only paid member of staff, our managers and deputy managers are comfortable in this environment, really enjoy working with others and are great at delegating to their teams.
Excellent communicators, they are creative, and always look for opportunities to attract new supporters every day.
Our Values and Commitment to Safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.
Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct.
We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our are recruited to work for us.