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📄 Currently Recruiting - North Queensland - 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 contribution of time will help with donations, shop presentation, customer service and point of sale in our shop.  Our network of over 130 retail shops helps to fund our crisis support services to provide empathy and compassion so that callers feel connected, heard and understood in their time of need.


It may only be a few hours for you, but it can be life changing for others.


Location: 249 Dalrymple Rd, Garbutt

Find your fit in our team with the flexibility to tailor the role to the tasks that you enjoy.  From working out back of house, to working up front and serving customers, we'll find a space for you to contribute. Our team is really social and friendly and we all really enjoy being here.


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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 



Shift times are flexible to fit your lifestyle and availability. 

Monday - Sunday (Morning, Afternoon)


Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 1-2 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
▪ 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 the interview.


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