Vinnies Shop Volunteer - PROSPECT

St Vincent de Paul Society SA

Vinnies Prospect is a small friendly shop that’s packed with treasures, located in a desirable shopping precinct area. We would love you to join our team?

Vinnies shop volunteers do a variety of work.
Normal tasks include:

  • Providing helpful and courteous customer service – greeting people and answering queries.

  • Processing sales – using a simple computer register, EFTPOS/credit card facilities and cash handling.

  • Re-stocking shop floor – displaying and merchandising.

  • Stock preparation – sorting, cleaning, steaming and pricing.

  • Store housekeeping – tidying, dusting, and cleaning.

  • General shop duties.

Vinnies shops need people with a genuine DESIRE to HELP others.

The skills we look for are:

  • Reliability - able to commit to a regular roster

  • A desire and ability to LEARN.

  • A willingness to FOLLOW policies, procedures and instructions.

  • The ability to work well in a TEAM environment.

  • A FRIENDLY and compassionate personality.

You need an ability to listen and respond with courtesy, to maintain confidences and respect the privacy of those we encounter; and be sensitive to the values of people of other faiths, cultures and lifestyles. You must also be willing to follow Vinnies’ policies and procedures, undertake any training required, and undergo a National Police Check (at no cost to you as a volunteer).

Minimum age is 15 years.

Express interest

  • Location: Prospect SA
  • Category Community Services

Suitable for

  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
  • Centrelink Volunteers


Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

Availability Tuesday 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm


On the job training provided


  • National Police Certificate *

Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemics, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the Sate or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

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