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📄 Currently Recruiting - North Queensland - Retail Shop Assistant (Townsville, Aitkenvale)

This volunteer opportunity will help to assist in the running of all aspects of a retail shop to directly fund our 24-hour crisis support line. Your few hours volunteering can and will help save lives!

Your energetic contribution of time to assist with donations, shop presentation and point of sale. We invite anyone with a customer first approach to service to join our volunteer team.



276-280 Ross River Rd, Aitkenvale 4814 

We are a friendly team helping customers to find what they are looking for from our range of pre-loved and new products.


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Tasks involved include:

▪ Customer service

▪ Point of sale transactions

▪ Stock preparation

▪ Shop presentation

▪ Labelling and pricing stock


This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Do something new and different, 

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference, 

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others 



Flexible shift times on the following days:

Tues-Fri  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sat            10:00 am  - 4:00 pm



Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 3-4 hours weekly 


▪ Good communication skills

▪ Customer service or retail experience advantageous but not essential


This role is acessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device, 

▪ accessible toilets, 

▪ an assistance animal


UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access.  If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.


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We will help you to apply by completing the application form over the phone.


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Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday Afternoon
  • Tuesday Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday Afternoon
  • Friday Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon

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