Shop Assistant

Role Category: Social Support, Activities, Retail

Region: Central Coast / Hunter, Canberra, Central West, Far North Coast, South West Sydney, Mid North Coast, Mid State, Murrumbidgee, Northern Sydney, South East Sydney / Inner West, Illawarra / Southern Highlands, Western Sydney / Nepean

Role Description

Our community shops located in our community centres support the local community by providing perishable and non-perishable goods at reduced prices to vulnerable people. Our volunteers provide a friendly and understanding attitude. Their duties include cash handling, use of the EPTPOS machine, merchandising, ensuring all WHS procedures are adhered to and the sorting of donations. Importantly they must have the ability to work both in a team and independently and have excellent communication skills.


Role Requirements

  • Demonstrate compassion and care toward others
  • Present a positive and friendly approach to all
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to work well in a team
  • Undergo a Police Background Check by BaptistCare
  • Possess or undergo a Working with Vulnerable People (ACT Only)
  • Complete the BaptistCare online volunteer orientation training and site induction
  • Participate in activities safely, being mindful of clients, self and staff
  • Preserve the privacy of clients and team members by observing the required standards of confidentiality
  • Uphold BaptistCare Values

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