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📄 Currently Recruiting - Brisbane, Ipswich and Caboolture - Retail Shop Assistants (Ipswich, West)


This volunteer opportunity will help to provide valuable support to our teams who are responsible for operating and managing the Lifeline Shops, which play a crucial role in raising funds for our organisation’s mission and helping to improve the lives of those in need within our community.

As a volunteer in this role, you will have the opportunity to directly serve and interact with members of the general public who visit the Lifeline Shops, by assisting with various tasks such as stocking and organizing inventory, maintaining cleanliness and tidiness in the shop, providing customer service and answering any questions or inquiries they may have. This role is particularly well-suited for individuals who enjoy communication and interacting with others, are eager to learn new skills and techniques, and can effectively collaborate and work well both within a team setting and independently. By taking on this volunteer opportunity, you will be making a meaningful contribution towards supporting the mission of our organisation and helping to positively impact the lives of those we serve.


Specific roles available include:

  📚 Book & Music Enthusiasts

  📝  Admin Superstars

  💬 Customer Relations

  ⭐ Display & Merchandising Assistant

  📦 Storeroom Crew



339 Brisbane St, West Ipswich 4305 

Located in West Ipswich within the Homebase Centre, our Ipswich Cetral store is managed by a store supervisor and staffed by a dedicated team of volunteers.

The Homebase Centre also features a diverse array of other stores and businesses, including a chemist, IGA supermarket, cafe, pet shop with veterinary and grooming services, spotlight, and many more.


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This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Gain invaluable workplace experience

▪ To meet mutual obligations, student placement hours or other requirements

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 



Shifts available between 9:00 am - 4:30 pm 

Any day of the week (Morning, Afternoon) 


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



▪ Good communication skills

▪ Customer service or retail experience advantageous but not essential



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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