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21 May 2018, Western Australia

Malaga warehouse assistants

Our Save the Children store in Malaga is currently in need of volunteers to work as warehouse assistants.

Position Summary

We need your knowledge and experience in assisting the Warehouse to sort through donations. If you enjoy rummaging, finding hidden treasures and organsising, this could be the position for you. We sort the stock, categorise and disperse to aisles, collect and package up orders to go out to the 17 shop locations and presenting stock for shop display. There are always plenty of different roles to enjoy and sections to work within ie: clothing, bric-a-brac, toys, books.  This is a busy, fun and intriguing role where you are able to get involved with all the behind the scenes processes involved in running the Save the Children Op Shops. We have a wonderful team of like minded people, all working together to support the work of improving the lives of children in WA and around Australia.

We are Centrelink registered. 

Requirements

  • National Police Check – we complete this prior to starting.
  • Fit and able to lift, carry, move stock (no more than 10kg)
  • bility and willingness to work in a team environment is a must
  • Interest in stock control
  • Willingness to cover shop if in need (talking to customers/processing sales)

It’s a real team effort with great rewards and opportunity to contribute your own ideas to increase our sales and maximise the benefit for children in need. You’ll also get to know your fellow team members, regular customers and have a great time with everyone.  

Full day and half day shifts are available, we just ask for regular shift commitments of agreed upon shifts. For those looking for roles with more responsibility, there are opportunities to progress towards Supervisory Roles and Managerial Roles.  

All stores are Centrelink Registered.

Location

Unit 4
516 Alexander Drive
03 9209 2241

Timing

We operate the Warehouse 9.00-3.00. We can accommodate the full 6 hour time (lunch break included of course), or a smaller shift of 4 hours. 

Reporting to

Warehouse Manager/Supervisor and Area Manager on a regular basis.  Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Manager where necessary. 

Essential Skills and/or experience

  • Fit and able to lift, carry, move stock (no more than 10kg)
  • A real can-do attitude not afraid of getting stuck into it
  • Honesty, reliability and punctuality is a must
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment and independently

Desired Experience

  • Enthusiasm for organization
  • Interest in pre-loved goods, collectables and vintage items
  • Interest in Fashion, Bric-A-Brac and books

Training Provided

Induction and orientation training sessions are essential. Ongoing instore training as required.

Volunteer Applicants will be required to

  • Permit Save the Children to undertake a Nation Police Clearance
  • Provide 4 copies of identification for the Police Clearance as set out in guidelines
  • Sign off on required documentation of policies
     

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

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