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Retail Assistant

  • Location: Westcourt QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    Volunteer just needs to be available once a week and the shop is open from 8:45 AM to 12:30 PM (Mon - Sat)

  • Suitable for
    • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
    • People Learning English
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Retail & Sales
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    Orientation and on the job training

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Working with Children Check

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

The role involves:

  • Arriving by 8:45 am
  • Routines involved in opening & closing shop
  • Working under the supervision of the regular volunteer, complying with his/her directions
  • Keeping shop clean and tidy
  • Interacting with people who come in, treating them with courtesy.
  • You may be asked to assist with handling cash.

Benefits for the volunteer:

  • A pleasant morning in company with another volunteer (a regular helper in the Thrift Shop) and with the public
  • The satisfaction of helping people find what they want
  • A sense of achievement
  • Learning skills What the volunteer can expect:
  • To be treated with courtesy and respect
  • To be asked to do only tasks that are within their ability