ID: 194442

Maitland Hospital are Seeking Retail Volunteers

Health Regular - more than 6 months Metford NSW

About this opportunity

The Maitland Hospital Volunteers Inc. are seeking volunteers who would like to join our team and provide support for our retail outlet which largely sells items for gifts babies, patients and carers.

We seek local community members to volunteer who are friendly and committed.  You may help in retail selling, setting up the shop, displaying the items. Cash and EFTPOS sales apply but calculators are provided.

There are some fundraising opportunities like raffles, lolly trolley and some small events and plenty of training opportunities where you will be provided by support from a buddy who has worked in the shop previously.

If you enjoy the retail experience of selling quality baby wear to new parents and grandparents plus gift items and more.

You will be talking to patients, their family and staff so good communication skills and lived experiences will help immensely. This is a unique opportunity for you to meet new people, learn more about health, work with a great team.

You will need identification including a passport or birth certificate, a current Working with Children Check (volunteer) and will be asked to adhere to the Hunter New England Health Privacy and Code of Conduct.

You must be willing to have annual influenza vaccinations and have a minimum of 3 COVID vaccinations to keep you safe and ensure our staff and patients are safe. A private meeting with staff health will be arranged to give you all the requirements.

For more information contact Lower Hunter Sector, Volunteer and Community Participation Coordinator P 02 4087 1550 or 0414 674044

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

You will need identification including a birth certificate or passport, a current Working with Children Check (volunteer) and will be asked to adhere to the Hunter New England Health Privacy and Code of Conduct. You need to have a discussion with Staff Health about your vaccination program which may include an annual influenza vaccination.

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

9.00am - 4.00pm with morning tea break and lunch break

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Retail & Sales

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Lunch and a snack are provided for volunteers working 5 hour shifts