V- Retail Assistant (Belmont Thrift Shop)

V- Retail Assistant (Belmont Thrift Shop)

The Salvation Army


V- Retail Assistant (Belmont Thrift Shop)


Details of the offer


The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.
Looking to volunteer in a retail environment? The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Belmont, Vic is looking for new volunteers to help bring HOPE where it’s needed most. Be a part of this by volunteering just a few hours per week as a Retail Assistant in our store and make a difference in your community.The Salvation Army Thrift Stores are a vibrant places where great things happen: generous people donate amazing items, customers enjoy an ever-changing selection of goods, volunteers gain friendships and share experiences, all whilst raising much-needed funds to assist the most vulnerable in your community. You can be a part of this by volunteering a few hours per week as a Retail Assistant helping with sales, merchandising and quality control.
A typical day as a retail assistant will see you attending to customer needs whilst maintaining a welcoming environment, contributing to a positive in-store experience. The Retail Assistant supports the Store Manager in operations of the store ensuring quality customer service, sorting of donated goods, pricing and maintaining the general appearance and upkeep of the shop. Equally important, all Retail Assistants are responsible for fostering a culture of inclusiveness and community spirit amongst the volunteer team, which will in turn enhance the customer experience in the store.
Experience in customer service is favorable but not required as you will receive on the job training and support. Your attention to detail and a desire for order and sparkle will be assets in this role, as will your upbeat and friendly attitude.
The successful candidate will be supported with induction and training to succeed in the role.
A role profile for this position is available upon request and will also be provided to the successful applicant during the interview process.
****IMPORTANT:** We kindly request that you provide a brief outline of your relevant experience, as well as your availability in the application comments section. Due to limited resources, we can only respond to applicants who have provided this information.

### Qualifications & Experience Requirements For The Role
* Customer service, retail or merchandising experience would be beneficial, but not essential as on the job training and induction are provided for the right candidates
### Mandatory Requirements Of The Role
* Complete The Salvation Army's volunteer registration process
* Integrity Checks may be required if working with team members under the age of 18
* Complete TSA mandatory training and induction modules, and any other training as required
### Roster & Time Commitment
* Minimum 4 hours per week, as rostered. Please advise your availability in your expression of interest.
The Salvation Army values its workforce and provides an inclusive work environment, embracing the diverse talent of its people.
The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check.
We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

Posted 6 Days Ago
Part time
About Us

The Salvation Army is a Christian movement dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus. We share the love of Jesus by:
Caring for people Creating faith pathways Building healthy communities Working for justiceWhen you work with the Salvos, you help make a real difference to the community and the lives of others.
About Us:
We have a range of employment and volunteering opportunities across our organisation including community and caring professions, aged care, retail, employment services, legal, corporate and support services. Our employees have access to a range of opportunities that deliver real and meaningful benefits such as career diversity and professional development, generous salary packaging opportunities and flexible working arrangements. Our volunteers have access to opportunities that deliver community connections and skills, besides professional development and a way of giving back to the community.

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