ID: 149932

Op Shop Retail Assistant (Margate)

Animal Welfare Regular - more than 6 months Margate TAS

About this opportunity

The Op Shop The Ten Lives Cat Centre Op Shop provides an essential service for the Margate community. Located on the roundabout, we are a community focal point and we get to know our wonderful Margate locals well. The Op Shop raises much needed funds for the animal welfare charity through the resale of quality pre-loved items. It also has a resident cat available for adoption - these kitties do a very good job supervising the shop!

The Opportunity We are looking for warm and friendly people who have a passion for making a difference for the community, the environment and animal welfare. The function of role is to help us sell a wide range of donated pre-loved items. This involves serving members of the public with a friendly face, assisting with stock rotation, visual merchandising and keeping the Op Shop in a tidy and presentable state. You will need to be flexible and prepared for any challenge that may arise, no Op Shop shift is ever the same!

The Impact Ten Lives is completely self-funded. The Cat Centre sees a cat or kitten coming through its doors every half hour and will see over 10,000 vet procedures performed every year. Our Op Shop is central in raising the funds needed to achieve this. The positive effects of the Op Shop are far reaching and don't only benefit Ten Lives. Garments and products are re-used and diverted away from landfill which insures we do our part to protect our planet. We also provide an economical alternative to the community by making sure we have a fantastic selection of pre-loved, high quality goods - at a price that is easy on the wallet. You will b¬e sure to find a perfect bargain for yourself too 😊

With your help the Op Shop will continue to thrive and contribute to the care of all the cats and kittens that come to Ten Lives, while also caring for the community and the planet.

Be part of it - apply now!

* All applicants need to be over 18

* Successful applicants will include a brief statement on why they would like to come and work with the people and kitties at Ten Lives :-)

* COVID-19: We ensure adherence to current government guidelines in relation to COVID-19. These are changing regularly, so please contact the volunteer coordinator or supervisor for up to date instructions.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

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

Op Shop shifts are from 9:30 - 3:30, 7 days a week. We would expect all volunteers to be able to commit to a full day - however if you can only offer a half day please indicate this on your application, all are considered. Ideal candidates can offer 1 shift a week for 3 - 6 months.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
Type of work
  • Retail & Sales
  • Working with Animals

Volunteer Induction and role specific training provided