Mercy in Action is a UK registered charity that was founded in 1995. Working amidst some of the poorest communities in the Philippines, we are committed to rescuing vulnerable children from the dangers of the streets by offering them food, nurture and an education.

Mercy in Action is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from suitably qualified men and women regardless of their race, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, disability, age, sexual orientation or family circumstances.

Current  Retail Vacancies:

We have a number of vacancies in our retail outlets in various different locations around the UK. If you are experienced in retail, management, sales and volunteer management or are looking for a new and exciting challenge please do look at the opportunities below. Experience is desirable but we offer full training for all new staff. If you are interested in joining our busy, vibrant retail team please contact Lee at our Head Office. Contact details are below.

Bath Area

  • Office Assistant (temporary) for our Head Office, Bath (30-40 hours per week, for 7-8 weeks)
  • Assistant Manager for our shop in Larkhall, Bath (3 days per week, plus holiday cover as required)
  • Retail Assistant for our Pound Shop in Lower Bristol Road, Bath (Saturdays, plus holiday cover as required)

Cheltenham Area

  • Supervisor (zero hours) for our shop in Charlton Kings, Cheltenham (for holiday and sickness cover as required)

Oxford/Reading Area

  • Cover Manager for our shops in Reading/Oxford (3-5 days a week, initial 12 month contract for sickness & maternity cover)
  • Sunday Supervisor for our shop in Theale, Reading (1 day per week [5 hrs] + holiday cover as required)

Bedford/Milton Keynes/Northampton Area

  • Supervisor for our shop in Winslow, Buckinghamshire (2 days per week + holiday cover as required)
  • Supervisor to provide holiday & sick cover for our shops in the Bedford Area (1-2 days per week + holiday cover as required)

For further information regarding any of the vacancies listed, please contact Lee via email or telephone by calling 01225 443600.



We are always looking for more volunteers in our Bath warehouse and our charity shops around the country. For more information, or to inquire about volunteering opportunities, please contact us.