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.
Fun and laidback, our team work together to create an easygoing atmosphere, where customers can browse for hours.
Tasks involved include: ▪ Customer service ▪ Point of sale transactions ▪ Stock preparation ▪ Shop presentation ▪ Labelling and pricing stock ▪General tidying of store
This is a great opportunity to: ▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference, ▪ Do something new and different, ▪ Enjoy social interaction with others
Skills Required: ▪ Good communication skills ▪ Customer service or retail experience advantageous but not essential
This role is accessible for people using: ▪ a wheelchair or mobility device, ▪ 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 the interview.
Covid-19 vaccination .
Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required.
◾ Weekdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ◾ Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 noon, 12:00 - 3:00 pm ◾ These shifts are negotiable and we also have full-day shifts available. ◾ Minimum time commitment of 3-4 hours WeeklySuitable for
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Wheelchair Access
- Work Experience
- Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
- Retail & Sales
An induction, orientation & relevant training will be provided on commencement.