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Southern River: Op Shop Volunteers need to help int he afternoons and weekend

Save the Children
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Every year volunteers give more than 150,000 hours of valuable support. Our volunteers work: In our opportunity shops – raising funds which directly support our programs.

Save the Children places high importance on creating respectful, valued and engaging internal and external relationships. Our volunteers are the face of our organisation, whether serving in one of our shops, working on a program or simply conversing with friends and family. We want you to be informed about our work, have access to the tools and training to carry out your role, be a great ambassador for Save the Children. We aim to support each other, work together and recognise that we all play a vital role. Each volunteer brings their own unique qualities to the organisation. We recognise and value this diversity.

We actively work towards organisational relationships based on trust, honesty, respect, integrity, compassion, understanding, recognition, participation, fairness and equity. We acknowledge that this requires resources, effective communication, reflection and active engagement.

The role of Retail Shop Assistant involves: -Opening and closing the Store as required -Be responsible for the key and cash-up procedures -Processing sales on register – cash and eftpos -Sorting and categorising donations -Pricing, hanging and displaying stock -Filling shop displays from excess in backroom -Customer Service – greeting and assisting customers -General housekeeping duties -Organise for returns to be sent back to the Warehouse -Maintaining an organized and tidy back room

Covid19 vaccinations are mandatory to volunteer with Save the Children