One World Shop
One World Shop

Charity registered in Scotland SC003072

We are a fair trade shop Our aim is to reduce poverty in poor areas of the world through trading more fairly. Our Mission is to source and sell sustainable & fairly traded goods from around the world using an ethical and transparent framework, promoting equality and educating consumers along the way. By shopping here you are helping to make the world a fairer place.

Current vacancies

Management Committee Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd June 2022

The One World Shop was established over 30 years ago and has played a lead role in the Fair Trade movement in Scotland, including helping Edinburgh and Glasgow become Fair Trade cities. As well as running a thriving city centre shop, we have an online shop and we support schools, faith groups and local businesses to learn about and sell fair trade products. We currently employ 7 paid staff and over 20 volunteers. Our aim is to reduce poverty in deprived areas of the world through trading fairly and we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and promoting low-carbon living.

We are seeking to appoint a number of new voluntary Management Committee members; we are particularly looking at people with skills and experience in any of the following:

  • Retail sales and management
  • Business management
  • Human Resources
  • Finance, funding, ethical investment
  • Property, leases, surveying

Board meetings are held every two months in the evening in central Edinburgh or by Zoom.

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