Jobs with Oxfam

Oxfam Ireland is an Irish charity which is part of the global movement of people working and campaigning together in over 90 countries around the world to end poverty and injustice. We're looking for dedicated people to join our team in the roles below:
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VA19Door to Door Fundraisers - Various locations / Dublin OfficeJob Details

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty.

Oxfam works in three ways: we respond to emergencies, saving lives and helping survivors recover; we provide people with the skills and resources to lift themselves out of poverty; and we campaign to change the unjust policies that keep people in poverty.

Joining the Oxfamily is an opportunity for you to develop a career within the third sector, not only here in Ireland, but with our sister organisations all over the world, from Australia, to New Zealand, Brazil to America. Will you join us?


  • Rate of pay: €11.45 per hour for first 20 training shifts, €13.53 - €15.61 per hour after first 20 training shifts and in addition, performance related pay.
  • Work Monday to Friday, Part and Full time available.

The role will entail our fundraisers informing, inspiring and recruiting members of the public on their doorstep to establish regular gift donations.

Job purpose:

Direct Dialogue fundraising is currently playing a very important role in enabling Oxfam Ireland to achieve our fundraising targets, and allowing us to maximise the benefits for those most in need.

The post will involve:

  • Recruiting donors door to door to support Oxfam Ireland through direct debit regular gifts.
  • Informing, inspiring and engaging the Irish public about the crucial work Oxfam Ireland is carrying out.
  • Representing Oxfam Ireland always in a friendly, courteous and professional manner at all times, and abiding by the fundraising code of conduct and established protocols.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to engage and inspire, and very strong spoken English.
  • A passion for Oxfam Ireland's work, knowledge of emergency/developmental aid issues is beneficial also though non essential.
  • An outgoing personality, enjoy interacting with members of the public and working outdoors within a team dynamic.
  • Experience within direct dialogue is a definite advantage, though non essential as full training is provided.
  • Access to an Internet enabled phone for new SEPA banking compliance procedures which are now mandatory.
  • A full clean driving licence is advantageous though non essential for successful applicants.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and CV to IRL-fundraisers@oxfam.org 

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VA20Door to Door Fundraising Team Leader / Dublin OfficeJob Details

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty.Oxfam works in three ways: we respond to emergencies, saving lives and helping survivors recover; we provide people with the skills and resources to lift themselves out of poverty; and we campaign to change the unjust policies that keep people in poverty.Joining the Oxfamily is an opportunity for you to develop a career within the third sector, not only here in Ireland, but with our sister organisations all over the world, from Australia to New Zealand, Brazil to America.

Will you join us?

Rate of pay: €15.61 per hour worked (and in addition, performance related pay)

Job purpose:

  • Be responsible for leading and supporting a high performing team of Door to Door Fundraisers, who inspire members of the public to support the work that we do through monthly donations, by effectively supporting performance management through on site coaching, motivation and support.
  • Play a central role in informing, inspiring and mobilising to support Oxfam’s work.

​​​​​​​The role involves:

  • Recruiting donors’ door-to-door to support Oxfam Ireland through direct debit regular donations
  • Informing members of the public of Oxfam's crucial work
  • Representing Oxfam Ireland in a courteous and professional manner at all times
  • Holding daily team meetings to provide motivation and support for Campaigner team.
  • Providing on site coaching and support for Fundraisers, to support each individual team member in achieving results.
  • Delivering individual performance updates to team.
  • A driving allowance applies for successful candidates with a full clean driving licence.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven success in a face-to-face role, for example, fundraising, campaigning or sales
  • Experience of supporting and supervising others
  • Ability to both lead and work collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to easily build rapport with a diverse range of people
  • Excellent communication skills, creativity and the ability to develop new ways to inspire people about what Oxfam does
  • Proven ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to handle rejection
  • A positive attitude and high levels of self-motivation
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ambitious, results orientated and able to work in a target driven environment​​​​​​​

To apply please email cover letter and CV to IRL-fundraisers@oxfam.org

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VA51Shop Manager Limerick / LimerickTue, 13 Dec 2022Job Details
  • Location: Limerick 
  • Permanent, full time contract (40 hours per week)
  • Salary €30,685 per annum PLUS performance related bonus


Oxfam Ireland is currently looking for a Shop Manager to join our busy charity shop in Limerick. If you want to make the world more sustainable by contributing to a more circular economy, whilst working with volunteers and making the shop part of the local community, this is the role for you.

We encourage candidates who currently have Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager experience to apply, as this is an excellent opportunity to be creative and use your initiative in a supportive environment with on-the-job training.

To be considered for the role, candidates should possess a range of skills and experience including:

  • Relevant experience in a retail management/supervisory role
  • Experience of sales budgets
  • Product knowledge and trend awareness to generate sales
  • Experience of merchandising and social media to increase sales
  • Team management/supervisory experience including rotas and recruitment
  • Fashion retail experience (Desirable)

How to apply

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply/Resume” button and complete an online application.

Should you be unable to complete an online application, please email your CV to our HR Team irl-hr@oxfam.org

Additional information

  • Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting
  • Previous applicants need not apply.
  • Please note we may use this recruitment drive to fill other positions
  • Any offer of employment with Oxfam Ireland is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, right to work checks and anti-fraud and corruption screening
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Ireland
  • Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer
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