ID: 154027

Retail Shop Assistant - Lifeline Shop Marsden

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Marsden QLD

About this opportunity

Lifeline is committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope. Our vision is for an Australia free of suicide. Be part of our vision by volunteering at our Lifeline store.

This volunteer opportunity will help to assist in the running all aspects of a retail shop to directly fund our 24-hour crisis support line. Your few hours volunteering can and will save lives!

Your energetic contribution of time to assist with donations, shop presentation and point of sale. We invite anyone with a customer first approach to service to join our volunteer team.

Marsden Lifeline is a small store. This store relies on its local tight knit community for their customer base. By keeping their regular customers coming back for more the team is very interactive with their customers and they also work extremely hard to get fresh product to the floor every week. This team is also competitive and loves winning any challenge that they put their mind to.

Tasks involved include: ▪ Point of Sale transactions ▪ Stock preparation ▪ Shop presentation ▪ Labelling and pricing stock ▪ Customers service

This is a great opportunity to: ▪ Gain invaluable workplace experience ▪ Improve mental health and personal well being ▪ To meet mutual obligations, student placement hours or other requirements

This role is accessible for people using: ▪ accessible toilets

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 interview.


Additional requirements

▪ Good communication skills
▪ Customer service or retail experience advantageous but not essential

Time Required

◾ Shift Times: 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm ◾ Minimum of 4 hours per shift

Suitable for
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Retail & Sales
Training

An induction, orientation and relevant training will be provided on commencement.

Reimbursement

Out-of-pocket expenses are not expected of volunteers when volunteering.