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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VA60Shop Manager Castle Court (Belfast city centre) / Belfast Castle CourtMon, 30 Jan 2023Job Details

Location: Castle Court (Belfast city centre)

Contract type: permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £24,796 per annum OTE 

Closing date: Monday 30th January at 1pm

Benefits available to Oxfam Ireland employees

Oxfam Ireland is committed to support the health and wellbeing of its staff. These are some of the benefits you can expect when working with us:

  • Free private health insurance
  • 31 days leave allowance (20 days Annual Leave plus 11 public/bank holidays per annum)
  • Generous Contributory Pension Scheme with Oxfam Ireland paying up to 9% into your pension
  • Life Assurance cover of 4-time death in service benefit
  • Enhanced sick leave
  • Enhanced maternity leave with up to 18 weeks full pay
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff-led wellbeing programme
  • Bike to work scheme

The Role

Oxfam Ireland is currently looking for a Shop Manager to join our busy 4GOOD shop based in Castle Court (Belfast city centre).

If you want to make the world more sustainable and contribute to circular economy, whilst working with volunteers and making the shop part of the local community, this is the role for you.

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

  • Experience to date of retail management, including knowledge of budgets and sales analysis
  • Product knowledge and awareness of market trends
  • Experience managing and motivating a team to achieve sales.
  • Experience managing a team of Volunteers (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 submit an online application, please email copy of your CV to the HR Team on irl-hr@oxfam.org

Additional information

  • Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
  • 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.
  • Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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VA63Senior Retail Assistant Castle Court (Belfast city centre) / Belfast Castle CourtMon, 30 Jan 2023Job Details

Location: Castle Court (Belfast city centre)

Contract type: permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £22,672 per annum (£10.90 hourly rate) 

Closing date: Monday 30th January at 1pm

Benefits available to Oxfam Ireland employees

Oxfam Ireland is committed to support the health and wellbeing of its staff. These are some of the benefits you can expect when working with us:

  • Free private health insurance
  • 31 days leave allowance (20 days Annual Leave plus 11 public/bank holidays per annum)
  • Generous Contributory Pension Scheme with Oxfam Ireland paying up to 9% into your pension
  • Life Assurance cover of 4-time death in service benefit
  • Enhanced sick leave
  • Enhanced maternity leave with up to 18 weeks full pay
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff-led wellbeing programme
  • Bike to work scheme

The Role

Oxfam Ireland is currently looking for a Senior Retail Assistant to join our busy 4GOOD shop based in Castle Court (Belfast city centre).

If you want to make the world more sustainable and contribute to circular economy, whilst working with volunteers and making the shop part of the local community, this is the role for you.

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

  • Experience of supervising and motivating a diverse team
  • Experience in a retail environment including customer service focus and a hands-on approach 


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 submit an online application, please email copy of your CV to the HR Team on irl-hr@oxfam.org

Additional information

  • Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
  • 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.
  • Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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VA64Finance Officer / Belfast OfficeMon, 06 Feb 2023Job Details

Finance Officer

  • Location: Belfast / Dublin / Hybrid
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Closing date: Monday 6th February

The Role

Oxfam Ireland is currently looking for a Finance Officer to join our Finance team based in Belfast.

This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in the day to day operation of the Finance team by providing support to the Finance Manager on all finance issues including the production of timely monthly and annual management accounts, ensuring all financial transactions are accurately recorded and the organisation is maximising its resources.

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

  • Professionally experience or Qualified / Part qualified via exam.
  • Demonstrable professional experience within the finance discipline, to include:
    • The operation of a multi cost centred computerised accounting system
    • Balance sheet reconciliations
    • Producing monthly management accounts
    • Using Microsoft Office in particular Microsoft Excel to manipulate data
    • Produce reports for external distribution to donors.
  • Maintaining a high level of customer service and meeting deadlines
  • Self-starter with experience of working to deadlines and demonstrable ability to use initiative, work independently, and prioritise a diverse workload effectively under pressure

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 submit an online application, please email copy of your CV to the HR Team on irl-hr@oxfam.org

Additional information

  • Previous applicants need not apply
  • Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
  • 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.
  • Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

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VA65Senior Retail Assistant / GalwayMon, 06 Feb 2023Job Details

Contract type: permanent contract

Hours: 20 hours per week

Salary: €14,404 per annum (€13.85 hourly rate)

Closing date: Monday 6th February at 1pm

The Role

Oxfam Ireland is currently looking for a Senior Retail Assistant to join our busy charity shop based in Galway.

If you want to make the world more sustainable and contribute to circular economy, whilst working with volunteers and making the shop part of the local community, this is the role for you.

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

  • Experience in a supervisory role to include cash handling responsibility
  • Experience in a retail setting to include customer service focus & a hands on approach.
  • Experience in supervising & motivating a diverse team

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 submit an online application, please email copy of your CV to the HR Team on irl-hr@oxfam.org

Additional information

  • Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
  • 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.
  • Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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