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📄 Currently Recruiting - Retail Shop Assistant (Townsville, Garbutt)


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.

Location: 233 Ingham Rd, Townsville 

Join our friendly team of staff and volunteers working in a large store with a wide range and processing a high turnover of stock. We are centrally located with high exposure on Ingham Rd.

Tasks involved include:

▪ Point of Sale transactions
▪ Stock preparation: clothing, furniture, homewares, toys etc
▪ Shop presentation
▪ Labelling and pricing stock
▪ Customers service

This is a great opportunity to:

- Improve mental health and personal well being
- Enjoy social interaction with others
- Do something new and different 

Skills Required:

▪ Good communication skills
▪ Customer service or retail experience advantageous but not essential

Requirements:

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination

Good communication skills

Customer service or retail experience advantageous but not essential

Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 3-4 hours per Weekly 

Other Information:

- Smart casual dress standard
- Access to staff kitchen facilities available
- Access to staff restrooms available
- Refreshments provided

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device
▪ 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 interview.