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Volunteer Retail Assistant - Thrifty V (OP SHOP)

Lyell McEwin Volunteer Association
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On the job training will be provided for all tasks and the relevant experience gained from volunteering often leads to meaningful employment in similar fields. The shop is located on John Rice Avenue (near bus stop 53A), between Commercial Road and the large roundabout at intersection of John Rice Avenue/Phillip Highway. (The shop is part of the old Holden’s office complex of 180 Phillip Highway) Shop parking is available on-site.

Duties Include: Prepare cash register, place signage out, check store presentation throughout and open store Prepare Café - check expiration dates, temperatures, food quality and cleanliness - serve food and beverages Welcome, greet and serve customers in a friendly, proactive and helpful manner Clean and maintain a tidy store to ensure both excellent presentation and the safety and comfort for customers and volunteers, e.g., dusting, vacuuming and mopping Rotate and stock shelves, general merchandising and stocktaking Assist with cash handling in line with relevant procedures Receive stock daily from operations and sort, price and display goods in line with procedures Serve - Operate cash register and Eftpos (as required) Report discrepancies and problems to the Thrifty V Manager. Receive in-store donations from the community and place aside for operations to collect Lock up and secure store and ensure everyone gets away safely on the day (if closing store) Other duties as negotiated with Manager or Team Leader

Skills: Ability to use initiative and be responsible Patient, tolerant, friendly and caring nature An ability to be able to meet deadlines An ability and willingness to follow directions Good communication and people skills Punctual, reliable and flexible Ability to handle money and make change Ability to serve food and hot beverages