ID: 94685

Vinnies Shop Volunteer – Port Augusta Shop

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Port Augusta SA

About this opportunity

JOIN US IN CHANGING LIVES...

Vinnies Port Augusta is a NEW, VIBRANT retail boutique that offers a unique volunteer experience. Suits the young and the young-at-heart. Come see why tourists are buzzing about our new location.

Normal tasks include:

  • Providing helpful and courteous customer service – greeting people and answering queries.
  • Processing sales – using a simple computer register, EFTPOS/credit card facilities and cash handling.
  • Re-stocking shop floor – displaying and merchandising.
  • Stock preparation – sorting, cleaning, steaming and pricing.
  • Store housekeeping – tidying, dusting, and cleaning.
  • General shop duties.

Vinnies shops need people with a genuine DESIRE to HELP others.

The skills we look for are:

  • A desire and ability to LEARN.
  • A willingness to FOLLOW policies, procedures and instructions.
  • The ability to work well in a TEAM environment.
  • A FRIENDLY and compassionate personality.

You need an ability to listen and respond with courtesy, to maintain confidences and respect the privacy of those we encounter; and be sensitive to the values of people of other faiths, cultures and lifestyles. You must also be willing to follow Vinnies’ policies and procedures, undertake any training required, and undergo a National Police Check (at no cost to you as a volunteer).

Minimum age is 15 years.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemics, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the Sate or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

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

Days required either Mon, Thurs or Fri - 9:30am-5pm

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Retail & Sales
Training

on-the-job training provided