Retail Shop Assistants


The role of retail assistant involves assisting with serving customers including point of sale, merchandising, restocking the store, talking with customers and working together with other volunteers to build a strong team. Great opportunity to learn retail skills, customer service skills, opportunity to meet new people, be part of a strong and engaged team of volunteers and assist Red Cross raise funds for our activities.

After 6 months volunteers have the opportunity to undertake a Service IQ retail training level 1 -4 NZQA qualification at no cost.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals ;

Goal 1 - No poverty
Goal 10 - Reduced inequalities
Goal 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 12 - Responsible consumption and production


Ability to work as part of a team and enjoy working with customers.
A good standard of conversational English.
Reliable and able to follow through on instructions.
Honesty in this role is important.
Must relate well to all people.

A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Half day shift on a roster.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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