Lifeline - Keeping Queenslanders safe. Lifeline is committed to bringing hope to Australians doing it tough. A trusted national charity, we’re driven by the belief that Australian lives lost to suicide can be prevented. In Queensland, we deliver our 24-hour 13 11 14 Lifeline Crisis Support line through 10 Lifeline centres – providing suicide prevention services with a non-judgmental and compassionate listening ear. Backed by more than 6000 volunteers, our network of 130 Lifeline retail shops sell new, donated and pre-loved goods to help fund our crisis support services. We also export to overseas communities, sell rags to industry and run our Lifeline Bookfest and other events to further support our services and help save lives.
Volunteer to change lives. Yours included.
This volunteer opportunity will help to maintain the steady flow of stock to our Retail Shops which is essential to providing customers with the products they are looking for.
A high turnover of donated stock is critical for financing the Lifeline Queensland Crisis phone lines. Previous experience in a logistics environment would be an advantage but is not essential. A general understanding of transporting possibly fragile items would be helpful.
The retail shop staff and volunteers are passionate and creative teams. By assisting the truck driver with donation pick-ups and delivering prepared stock to the Retail Shops, you will be helping to ensure that our retail staff and volunteers have ample stock for presentation to meet customer demands.
Tasks involved include: ▪ Collect goods from donation bins and donors ▪ Delivery of stock from the Distribution Centre to retail outlets
This is a great opportunity to: ▪ Do something new and different, ▪ Improve mental health and personal well being, ▪ Enjoy social interaction with others
Skills Required: ▪ A willingness to work safely and operate as part of a team
This role is accessible for people using: ▪ This facility is not accessible
UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access. If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.