ID: 200495

Fashion Renewed

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Kew East VIC

About this opportunity

The Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre is advertising this role on behalf of Rotary Club of Kew, Fair Trade & Gift Shop.

We're dedicated to promoting ethical and sustainable fashion through our Fair Trade and Gift Shop. Our mission is to support artisans from around the world, empower local communities, and contribute to the circular economy by offering a curated selection of high-quality, eco-friendly fashion items.

As a volunteer, you'll play a crucial role in helping us achieve our mission. Your responsibilities will include:  

  • Assisting Customers: Provide friendly and knowledgeable assistance to customers, sharing information about the products and the principles of fair trade and the circular economy.

  • Visual Merchandising: Help create appealing displays that highlight the unique stories behind each fashion item, emphasising their ethical and sustainable qualities.

  • Inventory Management: Assist with inventory organisation, restocking, and product labelling to ensure a smooth shopping experience.

  • Social Media Support: Contribute to our social media efforts by capturing and sharing photos of our products and events that reflect our commitment to sustainability.

  Benefits of Volunteering:  

  • Hands-On Experience: Gain valuable experience in retail, sustainable fashion, and fair trade practices.

  • Community Engagement: Become part of a passionate community working toward a more ethical and eco-friendly fashion industry.

  • Personal Growth: Develop communication, teamwork, and customer service skills while making a positive impact.

Requirements:  

  • Genuine interest in fashion, sustainable practices, and the circular economy.

  • Enthusiasm for engaging with customers and sharing knowledge about ethical fashion.

  • Strong communication skills and a friendly demeanour.

  • Reliable and committed to volunteering for 1 day per week.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

If you're excited about promoting sustainable fashion and contributing to a circular economy, we'd love to hear from you!

Join us in making a difference through fashion and fostering a more ethical and environmentally conscious world. Your passion can create positive change! Apply today and be a part of our Fair Trade and Gift Shop's meaningful journey.

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

We are looking for a 1 day per week commitment. 10.00 - 3.00 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Retail & Sales
  • Writing & Editing
Training

Training will be provided