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Shop Assistant


Employer: St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Retail & Hospitality
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 05 August, 2019.
Applications close: 19 August, 2019. (Expired)

  • Casual, work as needed
  • Based at Vinnies in Greystanes NSW
  • Retail & Distribution Enterprise Agreement, Team Member Grade 1, $23.22 per hour plus casual loading where applicable
  • Your opportunity to make a difference in the local community
  • Great working environment, friendly team

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hands up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

About the Service

Vinnies Retail Shops are venues where goods are collected, sorted and displayed. Quality donated goods are then either given to people requiring assistance or made available for customers to purchase at reasonable prices.

The Role

The Shop Assistant will provide efficient customer service; assist in merchandising, stock sorting and pricing in accordance with policies and procedures. The role will report to the Store Manager. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Must be able to work weekends and extended opening hours as required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to ensure stock levels are maintained and stock is sorted, priced and presented to high standard.
  • Willingness to work with financial targets and budgets.
  • Uphold the Ethos and Culture of the Society in all dealings with the store.

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration, and Entitlement to work in Australia. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to hr@vinnies.org.au quoting job number and position title: Casual Shop Assistant - Greystanes / VIN1563.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.