ID: 209779

Op Shop and Animal Care Assistant | Townsville

Animal Welfare Regular - less than 6 months Townsville QLD

About this opportunity

As a Volunteer Op Shop assistant, you will be expected to assist with customer service, point of sales operations, merchandising, sorting, and undertaking general op shop duties. The duties of this position can vary depending on your skills, interests and enthusiasm. It offers hands-on experience with a great team while also helping to raise funds for a very worthwhile cause. What are the tasks?

  • Assist customers to find the perfect preloved fashion item, unique gift or other purchase while always expressing thanks for supporting RSPCA.
  • The daily cleaning of the animals' pens which involves removing dirty bedding, hosing or wiping out enclosures, sweeping and scooping up of poop, cleaning litter trays, and providing clean bedding and toys
  • Merchandising and presenting op shop stock including fashion, homewares and furniture items.
  • Accept donations and thanking donors for supporting the RSPCA.
  • Sorting, hanging and tagging stock.
  • Cash handling, using an EFTPOS machine and cash register.
  • Promoting and talking to customers about current RSPCA Qld and Op Shop promotions and events.
  • Represent the RSPCA Qld Op Shop team and brand through your passion for animal welfare and op shopping.


Additional requirements

The ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
Good communication skills and ability to follow directions.
Physically fit and able to lift 10kg.

Time Required

The successful applicant will attend at least one shift per week. Our shift times are - 9 am - 1 pm 10am - 2pm 12 pm – 4 pm 9 am – 4 pm

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • People Learning English
Type of work
  • Retail & Sales
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Working with Animals