Retail Assistant - Frankton Shop


St Vincent de Paul in New Zealand tackles poverty in all its forms through the provision of practical assistance to those in need. We rely on volunteers to help us provide vital support to the community.

We are currently looking for volunteers to join the Vinnies team, who can spare a minimum of 3 hours or more a week here at our Frankton stores. This is a great opportunity to learn new retail skills including point of sale, customer service, merchandising, and retail shop work in a great team based environment.

You could be involved in a variety of roles here at Vinnies from refreshing the stock, keeping the shop clean and tidy, customer service, and working on the till.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:
Goal 1 - No Poverty
Goal 2 - Zero Hunger
Goal 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 12 - Responsible consumption and production


This role requires someone who loves retail or willing to learn.
You need a good standard of conversational English, be a team player, must be reliable, punctual and can multi task.
Preferably we would like someone who has a wiliness to make a 1+ month commitment to this role and has retail experience however full training will be provided.
All volunteers will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19.

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

Time commitment:

One shift per week or more if you have availability - you must be able to do at least one 3 hour shift per week.

Linen Store
Friday Mornings 9.30 am - 12.30 pm or Afternoon 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm

Clothing store
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday Mornings 9.00 am - 12.30 pm or Afternoons 12.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Furniture Store
Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday or Fridays - Morning 9 am - 12.30 pm or Afternoon 12.30 pm - 3.00 pm

*Flexibility with hours can be discussed with the store manager

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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