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


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.

This role would be ideal for someone who thrives on working with minimal supervision or working alone.

Location: Shop 1, 79-85 Herbett Street 

Our shop has a small retail shopfront and an 'Aladdin's Cave' of treasures to be found out the back.  We are a small and friendly team with a personable approach to customer service.

This role would be ideal for someone who thrives on taking initiative and enjoys their own company as we are a small team often working independently of each other.

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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 


Times: Negotiable any weekday between 9:00 am - 1:00 pm or 1:00 to 5:00 pm based on your availability 


Time Commitment: Get started from as little as 3-4 hours weekly 



▪ Good communication skills

▪ Customer service or retail experience advantageous but not essential


This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device


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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