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St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesRetail and Hospitality
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 24 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 08 Dec 2019
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Shop Assistants

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesRetail and Hospitality
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 24 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 08 Dec 2019
  • Casual, work as needed
  • Vinnies Shops - Summer Hill, Dulwich Hill, Burwood, Kingsgrove and Riverwood
  • Retail and Distribution Enterprise Agreement 2015, Team Member Grade 1 - $23.22 per hour plus casual loading where applicable
  • Your opportunity to make a difference!

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 Shops are a network of 250 op shops across NSW. Vinnies Shops are run by dedicated volunteers and employees, and offer value for money prices on a range of pre-loved goods, they also directly assist people experiencing disadvantage through the donation of furniture, clothing and household goods. Profits from the sale of goods go back into the community, funding our services and programs.

The Role

The Shop Assistant will provide efficient customer service; assist in merchandising, stock sorting and pricing in accordance with St Vincent de Paul Society NSW policies and procedures. The role will report to the Store Manager. 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Flexibility to work weekends and extended opening hours as required.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Willingness to work with financial targets and budgets.
  • The ability to ensure stock levels are maintained and stock is sorted, priced and presented to high standard.
  • Willingness to uphold the ethos and mission of the St Vincent de Paul Society, NSW 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/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. 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.

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.

Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

How to apply

To apply for this position please click here.

If you have questions about this role, please email to hr@vinnies.org.au using the subject line: Shop Assistant - Inner West (VIN1755) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Do not send application by email, click here for Information on how to apply.

Applications close at 11 pm on 8 December 2019. 

Please submit your application online with your Resume.

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