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📄 Currently Recruiting - Visual Merchandising Support (South East Queensland)


This volunteer opportunity will help to support the visual merchandising in our Lifeline Retail Shops across South East Queensland that support our Crisis Hotline.


The role of Visual Merchandising Support will work in close collaboration with the State Visual Merchandise Manager on a variety of tasks.


This is a great opportunity to draw on, or build, your visual merchandising skills in our shops to maximise the use of space and display placement.  This will help establish an effective base for shop staff and volunteers to stock shelves and build displays.  This may include volunteering in new shop set-ups, refurbishments or one of many established shops across SEQ.


At other times, there is an opportunity to support in the office with general administration and planning.  There is also the opportunity to support the piloting of a new merchandise line using repurposed pots for plants.


This is a hands-on opportunity to express your passion for visual merchandising and make a meaningful difference through your practical skills.


Location:

▪️ Various retail shops across Brisbane

▪️ Lifeline Geebung, State Office, 491 Bilsen Road

Opportunities in shops on the Sunshine Coast, Ipswich and Gold Coast regions may also be available and can be negotiated on your availability when they arise.


Tasks involved include:

▪️ Shop fit-outs and refurbishments

▪️ Building shelving

▪️ Building displays

▪️ Practical tasks like painting, wallpapering etc 


This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference

▪ Do something new and different

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others


Times:

Due to the nature of this role, times and days will vary depending on the job at hand. This may include any day from Monday to Saturday in the morning, afternoon and/or evening.


Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 10-15 hours weekly 


Requirements:

▪️ Ability to get to various locations to volunteer

▪️ Physically fit to undertake light manual handling

▪️ Confident working with hand and power tools e.g. hammer, drill etc

▪️ Experience with visual merchandising beneficial but not essential 

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination 


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.