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📄 Currently Recruiting - North Queensland - Rag Cutter (Townsville, Currajong)


This volunteer opportunity involves cutting up donated products unsuitable for resale on a rag cutting machine.  The rags are then bagged in preparation for sale. 

The Townsville Lifeline Distribution Centre provides donated goods to all of the 10 retail shops in the Townsville region, these goods are then sold and all profits go towards our Lifeline 13 11 14 crisis support and suicide prevention number to support the community.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to give back to the community and who enjoys working in a friendly team environment.


21B/19-23 Keane St, Currajong QLD 4812 

We provide a friendly and safe workplace in an air-conditioned facility. The role of rag cutter is structured so that the volunteer can work at their own pace while sitting down, with full training on the cutting machine and the flexibility to learn other tasks.


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Tasks involved include:

▪️ Determine material types for cutting

▪️ Cut shirts and material into the correct size

▪️ Fill bags with rags and label


This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Gain invaluable workplace experience

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others 



▪ Shifts are available between 0800 to 1500 

▪ Weekdays (Morning, Afternoon) 


Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 5-10 hours weekly 


This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device

▪ accessible toilets


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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