ID: 159629

Retail Shop Assistant - Lifeline Windsor

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Windsor QLD

About this opportunity

Lifeline - Keeping Queenslanders safe. Lifeline is committed to bringing hope to Australians doing it tough. A trusted national charity, we’re driven by the belief that Australian lives lost to suicide can be prevented. In Queensland we deliver our 24-hour 13 11 14 Lifeline Crisis Support line through 10 Lifeline centres – providing suicide prevention services with a non-judgemental and compassionate listening ear. Backed by more than 6000 volunteers, our network of 130 Lifeline retail shops sell new, donated and pre-loved goods to help fund our crisis support services. We also export to overseas communities, sell rags to industry and run our Lifeline Bookfest and other events to further support our services and help save lives.

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

This is a fun new retail shop, with a large range of clothing and bric a brac upstairs and funky furniture downstairs.

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

This is a great opportunity to:

  • Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference
  • Build, maintain or contribute specialised skill sets
  • Enjoy social interaction with others

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

Other Information:

  • Smart casual dress standard

This role is accessible for people using: ▪ This facility is not accessible

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: 9:00 to 1pm; 1pm to 5:00pm ◾ Minimum of 4 hours per shift

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Retail & Sales

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


▪ Expenses are generally not incurred by volunteers when conducting their role with UnitingCare..