ID: 200841

Op Store Volunteers needed to help with 'day to day' operations, Emerton, NSW

Community Services Regular - less than 6 months Emerton NSW

About this opportunity

Urgently needed volunteers to support our social enterprises and help with the 'day to day' operations of the Op Store in Emerton.


Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential. Since 1977, Jesuit Social Services has provided services to some of the most disadvantaged in our community. We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research. Jesuit Social Services is a Child Safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a family-friendly working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.


Jesuit Social Services works in collaboration with the Jesuit Parish of Holy Family, Emerton in Western Sydney to deliver a range of programs, including four social enterprises: the Ignite Food Store; the Ignite Opportunity Shop; Currawong Kitchen; and the Open Pantry. These social enterprises aim to enhance the lives of the local community by promoting health, wellbeing and social inclusion through:

  • Supply of quality, low-cost food and clothing to the local community.
  • Volunteering opportunities and pathways to participation.
  • Engagement and reduced social isolation.


  • Support the general operation of the Op Shop
  • Opening and closing of the Op Shop according to Op Shop procedures
  • Sorting all donations
  • Hanging, labelling and displaying donations according to Store Manager Instructions
  • Customer enquiries
  • Maintaining general tidiness and cleanliness of the Op Shop
  • May need to accompany the driver on pickup’s and deliveries
  • Other duties as required


  • Have understanding and sympathy with the mission and ethos of Jesuit Social Services
  • Comply with relevant legislation including Jesuit Social Services policies and procedure
  • Have valid Working with Children Check
  • Successful interview, and Police Check conducted by Jesuit Social Services ( at no cost for volunteers)

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Retail & Sales