ID: 136087

Op Shop Volunteers - Payneham

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Felixstow SA

About this opportunity

ROLE SUMMARY The aim and objective of this role is to provide good service to both customers and Emergency Relief (ER) clients, in a caring and non-judgmental manner.


  • Serve customers, answer telephone.
  • Assist ER clients who have appropriate vouchers.
  • Keep shop and work area tidy.
  • Place “Open/Closed” sign on front door as appropriate.
  • Place sandwich board sign out in the morning and remove it when the shop is closed.
  • Display new stock in shop, on racks in appropriate areas and complete window displays of items.
  • Remove old stock to back sorting room as necessary.
  • Ensure there are sufficient folded plastic bags in the shop.
  • Ensure there are sufficient “items on hold” sheets in the shop, and notify Manager when more are needed.
  • Handle and keep a record of money according to Op Shop procedures.
  • Provide service as required in consultation with Shop Manager.

Role requirements:

  • Provide a welcoming, hospitable atmosphere at all times.
  • Promote and adhere to LCC’s Work Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Use safe practice if working alone.
  • Give notice to the Shop Manager if you are unable to meet your commitments.
  • Adhere to and support LCC’s policies and procedures.
  • Model ethical behaviour and practice consistent with the Christian ethos of Lutheran Community Care as outlined in the Code of Conduct and stated Values and Philosophy.
  • Adhere to LCC’s Service Standards respecting the privacy and confidentiality of individuals and families accessing services.
  •   Commitment to regular volunteer service
  •   Ability to be non judgmental and welcoming to people from all cultures and backgrounds
  •   Ability to relate to volunteers and clients with care, courtesy, respect and dignity.
  •   Ability to work in a team environment
  •   Ability to show initiative and exercise good time management

Volunteering with LCC is subject to:

  •   A satisfactory National Police Certificate
  •   Safe Place Training
  •   Lutheran Community Care will meet the cost of the special conditions listed above.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

Please Note:
* During the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations should be providing all necessary COVID-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the Sate or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

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

Any week days, morning and/or afternoon between 8.30am -3pm

Type of work
  • Retail & Sales