ID: 3165

HAVE FUN, VOLUNTEER WITH VINNIES *OSBORNE PARK* Mon all day/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri & Sat afternoons

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Osborne Park WA

About this opportunity

*** Shifts available: Monday to Friday 9am - 12.30pm and/or 12.30pm - 4pm (full and half days available), Saturday 9am - 12pm. 12pm - 3pm ***

Vinnies offers opportunities for members of the community to give their time, talents and other skills to assist the less fortunate members of our community by volunteering to work in Vinnies Shops. Volunteers assist in the Vinnies shops to provide affordable clothing, furniture and other items at affordable prices. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and interact with others, to meet Centrelink requirements by volunteering, gain additional work experience in retail, and improve English skills or to complete student volunteer programs.

No experience is necessary and full training and on the job support is provided by Vinnies staff & volunteers.

Minimum age requirement for volunteers at this shop is 15 years.

A police check is required prior to commencement for all volunteers from the age of 18 years. The police check will organised and paid for by the Society when the volunteer application form is received.

Not all of our volunteers need to work on the retail shop floor previously but if you love retail and enjoy helping customers find that special item then here is your opportunity.

KEY DUTIES:

Greet and provide friendly service to our customers.

Assist in sorting and pricing merchandise, rotate stock on display, operate cash register, EFTPOS, display stock to attract sales and promote team spirit.

Attend the shop as per roster commitments and wear name badge provided by Vinnies.

Assist in maintaining the shop cleanliness & hygiene standards which may include – dusting, vacuuming, sweeping & mopping floors and washing up.

Complete and attend induction and other training as required which may be held at the shop or at another Perth location.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

Be able to show empathy & respect towards others

Be open minded and non-judgemental

Be able to relate to and accept people from various backgrounds including: religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic.

Be able to work as a team with other volunteers and staff and contribute to a team approach with a friendly and helpful disposition.

Be prepared to discuss issues and concerns as they arise in relation to volunteering

Be neat, clean and tidy in presentation

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

Various shifts available: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 12.30pm - 4pm (full and half days available), Saturday 9am - 12pm. 12pm - 3pm

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Retail & Sales
Training

Induction and training provided at commencement with additional training as required.

Reimbursement

Tea and Coffee provided