till assisstant at Oxfam

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Yorkshire & The Humber
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Review Date:
July 2017

Review Score

9.4/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

10/10

serving customers, putting out stock that was low, making sure the shop is tidy at all times

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

9/10

yes, I learnt how to use a till and also learnt about customer service. now I am working in sainsburys and what I learnt at Oxfam proved really useful.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

i enjoyed the team, the manager was more like a friend and the other staff were also really friendly

4. How valued do you feel by Oxfam?

10/10

yes i felt valued by the staff, they made me feel really proud of myself for volunteering and helping a good cause

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

6/10

it wasnt very well organised to be honest. i went into my local oxfam and asked them if i can volunteer there, she pretty much said yes and showed me eveything, that was it

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

10/10

as my tasks were very simple i didnt really need much support however staff were always around in case i did

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

a lot

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

10/10

it was unpaid

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

unsure

9. Would you recommend Oxfam to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

it was a nice place to work whilst i was still studying for a levels, the work experience was really flexible and i learnt some really important skills like customer service, i also developed my communication skills

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Oxfam?

just be you!

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