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20 March 2018, Western Australia

Warehouse sorting assistant

We have ten shops situated around the Perth metropolitan area. Funds raised through the sale of donated goods are used to support programs for underprivileged children locally and around the world.

Position summary

Save the Children has ten shops situated around the Perth metropolitan area. Funds raised through the sale of donated goods are used to support programs for underprivileged children locally. Our distribution centre receives the donations from the public. Our volunteer sorters examine donations and organise them into appropriate categories ready for pricing and distribution to the shops.

Position Description

Location

50 Westchester Road, Malaga

Timing

Monday to Saturday: 10am–3pm

Position Details

A Warehouse Sorting Assistant will be required to:

  • sort donations into 5 categories:
     - goods for sale in the shops
     - retro and designer merchandise
     - rags (sold to a collection company)
     - collectables including dolls, bears and toys
     - rubbish - not suitable for sale

  • price merchandise

  • greet the general public at the front of the house and action point of sale processes

  • organise sorted donations for delivery to the shops

  • maintain a clean and tidy sorting area/distribution centre

Reporting to:

Community Engagement/Logistics and Visual Merchandising Coordinator

Essential skills and/or experience

We're looking for someone who:

  • is honest, reliable and punctual

  • has excellent organisational skills

  • has an interest in pre-loved goods or collectables

  • is interested in fashion

  • is able to work independently

Desired experience

Ideally you will have previous retail/opportunity shop experience

Training provided

  • induction to Save the Children

  • orientation

  • ongoing on the job training

Confirmed volunteers 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 Volunteer Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy

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

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