ID: 155428

Rag Cutting Machine Operator

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Woree QLD

About this opportunity

Play a vital role in giving a hand up to people in need by volunteering at our warehouse to operate rag cutting machines. Any linen or clothing not suitable for our retails stores or emergency relief are repurposed as cut rags that are sold to local businesses for use in workshops. Join a friendly atmosphere, biscuits, tea & coffee are provided for our Volunteers and they enjoy discounts on purchases through our retail store. St Vincent de Paul Society QLD is committed to providing adequate work equipment and love to reward our Volunteers in various ways. This type of work would be best suited to people who are able to; • Follow Workplace Health & Safety policies & procedures under the direction of a Supervisor. (training & Induction provided) • Take direction from experienced workers & supervisor • Identify or learn to identify between synthetic & non-synthetic materials • Lift & carry 10kg bags • Read & Write • Work well with a diverse group of people • Develop an understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of the St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland and an ability to work in accordance with policies and procedures to promote the values and mission of the Society

The SVDP Cairns Warehouse is a SPER Hardship Partner, to find out more, contact the Administration Officer


Additional requirements

Heavy Lifting . National Police Certificate *.

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

Negotiable between 7 am and 2 pm Monday to Friday.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Trades & Maintenance
Training

WHS Induction, Safe Operating Procedures for Rag Cutting Machines, On the job training are provided