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20 March 2018, South Australia

Old Reynella volunteers

Our Save the Children store at Old Reynella is currently in need of volunteers to work as retail assistants.

Position summary

Our Save the Children store at Old Reynella is currently in need of volunteers to work as retail assistants. Funds raised through the sale of donated goods at our stores are used to support programs for children locally, nationally and internationally. Such programs centre on education, health and child protection. Our shops are the public face of Save the Children and help send out a positive message about our work.

We are looking for vibrant and enthusiastic volunteers to join our team to assist with the day-to-day running of the store over a six-day roster. Volunteers are responsible for sorting and selling pre-loved clothing, accessories, bric-a-brac etc.

Position description


Old Reynella, South Australia


Morning, afternoon or full day shifts available. Monday – Saturday

Reporting to:

Retail Volunteer Coordinator

Position details:

  • provide customer service
  • accept donations brought to the shop
  • clean and maintain tidy shop display areas and merchandise
  • restock merchandise as required
  • participate in relevant training and meetings
  • ability to attend a minimum 4 hours shift weekly

Essential skills and/or experience

  • punctual, reliable and honest
  • ability to work as a member of a team and without constant direction
  • good interpersonal and communication skills
  • knowledge of basic arithmetic and/or basic cash handling skills

Desired experience

  • previous experience in retail
  • previous customer service experience
  • cash handling experience

Training provided

  • induction (essential)
  • orientation (essential)
  • other training (as required)

Volunteer applicants will be required to:

  • give permission for Save the Children to undertake a National Police Record Check and provide 100 points of identification
  • read and accept the Save the Children Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy


Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Hermina Bolton on 08 8426 8519 or

If this volunteer sounds like you please contact our Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Manager

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