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Retail Shop Assistant

St. Vincent De Paul-Dunsborough
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Want to join a fun, highly organised and efficient team with an emphasis on customer service? if so this busy but clean and tidy Retail Outlet of a charitable organisation is ideal for you.

Vinnies offers opportunities for members of the community to give their time, talents and other skills to assist the less fortunate members of our community by volunteering to work in Vinnies Shops. Volunteers assist in the Vinnies shops to provide affordable clothing, furniture and other items at affordable prices. This is a wonderful opportunity to: meet and interact with others, to meet Centrelink requirements for volunteering, gain additional work experience in retail, and improve English skills or to complete school volunteer programs.

No experience is necessary and full training and on the job support is provided by Vinnies staff & volunteers.

Not all of our volunteers need to work on the retail shop floor previously but if you love retail and enjoy helping customers find that special item then here is your opportunity.


Greet and provide friendly service to our customers.

Assist in sorting and pricing merchandise, rotate stock on display, operate cash register, EFTPOS, display stock to attract sales and promote team spirit.

Attend the shop as per roster commitments and wear name badge provided by Vinnies.

Assist in maintaining the shop cleanliness & hygiene standards which may include – dusting, vacuuming, sweeping & mopping floors and washing up.

Complete and attend induction and other training as required which may be held at the shop or at another Perth location.

Commit to carrying out all duties in accordance with the Retail Shop Operations Manual.

Observe and demonstrate a good understanding of Occupational Safety and Health and maintain safety standards at all times.

A trial of 2 to 3 hours can be organised to help you get a feel for the position and organisation and its staff and volunteers.

This role helps contribute to caring for our community - All moneys raised in WA go to assist people in need in WA