ID: 52260

Opportunity Shop Retail Assistant, Macedon Plaza Op Shop

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Templestowe Lower VIC

About this opportunity

Join our friendly team and help raise funds through Doncare's Macedon Plaza Village Op Shop. Doncare has six opportunity shops that help support families, the aged, youth and disadvantaged in the City of Manningham and surrounds. Doncare is a not-for-profit community services organisation.

People interested in meeting new people while working within retail recycle will enjoy this volunteering opportunity.

Duties include: • Serving customers • Selling merchandise • Tidying clothes racks and shelves • Sorting donations • Presenting and displaying goods • Keeping the shop clean and tidy

You can also contribute to the running of the op shop by joining its committee.

We love young volunteers in our op shops. You can develop new work and team skills, add to your resumé, make new friends, and network. Shifts are available, including on Saturdays, to fit in with your uni, TAFE or other studies. Pick up bargains for yourself, help others recycle, and raise funds for your community.


Additional requirements

Required skills and abilities include: punctuality and reliability, good communication skills, self motivated, friendly manner, conversational level of English, enjoyment at being part of a team. You'll need to be comfortable standing or walking for most of your shift.
Volunteers are encouraged to bring their current skills and knowledge to enhance our team of volunteers.

Time Required

Morning, afternoon and full day shifts are available Monday-Friday, when shop hours are 10am to 5pm. Shifts of around three hours are available on Saturday, when shop hours are 10.00am-1.00pm. Most volunteers are engaged for a weekly four hour shift, but shorter or longer shifts or fortnightly volunteering positions are available.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Retail & Sales
Training

Induction training and on the job training will be provided