Front of House Vinnies Shop Volunteer – Adelaide Shop

St Vincent de Paul Society SA

Vinnies Waymouth St is located in the heart of the city and offers a UNIQUE volunteer experience.

This VIBRANT busy retail shop suits the young and young-at-heart.

Vinnies shop volunteers do a variety of tasks. Although this role is predominantly a FRONT OF HOUSE - customer service role.
Tasks may include:

*Providing helpful and courteous customer service – greeting people and answering
*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.

We're looking for people with a NATURAL FLAIR for CUSTOMER SERVICE.

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

The skills we look for are:

  • Commitment and RELIABILITY
    *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 prior to starting. (at no cost to you as a volunteer).

Minimum age is 15 years.

Express interest

  • Location: Adelaide SA
  • Category Community Services

Suitable for

  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Centrelink Volunteers


Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

Weekdays Monday, or Thursday 10:00am- 4:00pm **Must be able to commit to a full 6 hour day


On-the-job training provided


  • National Police Certificate *

*Please note:
It’s important that organisations continue to monitor and follow the advice and guidelines of both State or Territory, and Federal Governments in relation to the latest COVID-19 requirements.
* 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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