ID: 209791

RSPCA Op Shop Assistant | Toowoomba

Animal Welfare Regular - less than 6 months Toowoomba QLD

About this opportunity

RSPCA Queensland is a non-government, community-based charity. Caring for over 45,000 animals every year, RSPCA Queensland relies heavily on the generosity of animal lovers in the community to continue to provide lifesaving services to animals in need. Our Volunteer run Op Shops help raise much needed funds to support our operations in the local community.

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.
  • 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.

Our Volunteers would need to have the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team, have great communication skills and the ability to follow directions. Suitable for Centrelink Volunteers!

Additional requirements

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