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Op Shop Retail Shop Assistant


Presbyterian Support Otago







We need retail assistants to work at one of our busy op shops, interacting with customers, staff and volunteers while working in the retail shop or warehouse. It's a great role where you can do a variety of tasks. You'll be pricing goods, helping with displays, stocking shelves, serving customers, keeping the shop clean and tidy. Or work in the shop warehouse, pricing and sorting incoming goods.

Profits from Shop On sales go back into the Otago community, helping to support the various Family Works services and programmes we offer. Sale items are placed out in the shop for customers to purchase for a set amount of time before staff and volunteers have the opportunity to make a purchase.

If you are enthusiastic, creative and love helping people find what they're looking for then we'd love to hear from you. This is a dynamic working environment where no two days are the same. You'll receive full training and will always be working with another person.

We hope volunteers will enjoy the role and gain experience working in a team, developing social skills, retail experience, and satisfaction contributing to the community and Presbyterian Support Otago.

Presbyterian Support Otago works for a fair, just and caring community. Motivated by their Christian heritage, and in partnership with others, PSO works across the generations for positive change, strong families and healthy communities. In fulfilling their mission, they endeavour to act with Faith, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Independence.


Regular and ongoing commitment for 6+ months is ideal. Volunteers should be at least 16 years old, enthusiastic, hard-working, a great communicator and a team player. The role involves standing, so volunteers should be happy on their feet. Ideal volunteers should have an interest in people, experience in retail, shopping, fashion, collectables, haberdashery or books is useful.

You'll receive full training in customer service and health and safety and will always be working with another person.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

Various shifts available Monday - Saturday.

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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