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Red Cross Shop Volunteer - Scarborough

Apply now Role no: 498399
Availability: Business hours, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: 4 hours per week
Location: Regional WA

  • Volunteers needed for urgent commencement
  • Shifts available Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm
  • Minimum commitment of 4 hours a week
  • Must be minimum 14 years 9 months in age

The program
Red Cross Shops sell new and donated clothes, accessories and homewares to raise funds to help people in need. Each year, we rescue 450 tonnes of clothing from landfill, give opportunities to 5000 volunteers, and generate funds to help Red Cross support vulnerable people in Australia and around the world. The proceeds from the sale of items support the vital everyday work of Red Cross, providing relief in times of crisis and care where it's needed most.

The opportunity
Our Scarborough Red Cross shop is looking for enthusiastic shop volunteers with a passion for sustainability and preloved clothing to assist with customer service and store operations.

By joining the team you’ll get the opportunity to:  

  • Sort, tag and prepare donations for sale
  • Provide support to customers, volunteers and staff
  • Express creativity and contribute to sustainable fashion
  • Be part of a team, contributing towards the operational work of Red Cross
  • Gain valuable experience and training in retail operations and customer service
  • Receive team member discounts on new and preloved products

A minimum commitment of four hours a week is required to volunteer. Previous experience in retail customer service and preloved fashion is desirable.

Red Cross is an inclusive organisation and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and experience levels, so if you have some spare time and want to give back to your community we’d love to hear from you. Standing and manual handling up to 10 kg will be required.

The impact
As a Red Cross Shop volunteer, you’ll develop valuable retail skills while helping us raise funds to bring care and comfort where it’s needed most. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the world’s largest humanitarian network.

Further Information
To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the Volunteer Role Description Download File Shop Volunteer_Role Description _WA Feb 2022.pdf or contact the WA Mobilisation Hub 1800 833 489.

Our COVID-19 safe practices
It's vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 requirements in the 'Keeping everyone safe from COVID-19' section here prior to applying. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Thank you for considering volunteering at Red Cross. We also have great career opportunities. Click here to find out more. 

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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