Coburg Retail Volunteers - Opportunities Available

Job No: SVDP810
Location: Coburg

Are you:

  • Looking for a genuine opportunity to contribute to your local community?
  • Looking for a fantastic working environment?
  • Have a passion for recycled fashion and are looking to gain experience in a busy retail environment? Read on…

Our dedicated Retail team are seeking volunteers who enjoy keeping busy and love building relationships.

There are many aspects of the store for you to get involved in including:

  • customer service
  • assisting with the sorting, pricing and display of donated goods
  • keeping the store looking great and creating a positive customer experience.

You will be a friendly and welcoming presence within the store and will thrive on delivering outstanding customer experience.

More specifically you will have:

  • The ability to positively engage with people from all walks of life
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A “Can do” proactive attitude and positive team spirit

In return we offer an opportunity to:

  • be part of a team helping to make a difference to the community
  • gain experience in a respected national not-for-profit organisation
  • make a difference within a supportive and busy working environment

About us:

The St Vincent de Paul Society aspires to be recognised as a caring Catholic charity offering ‘a hand up’ to people in need. We do this by respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their destiny by providing practical support, advocacy and friendship. The Society is one of the most recognised and highly regarded charitable organisations that has been providing support to Victorians for 160 years. We operate over 100 retail shops throughout Victoria, commonly called “Vinnies” that raise much needed funds to support those who are vulnerable in the community.

Vinnies more than a retail store

If making a difference is important to you and you’re ready to contribute positively to your local community we can’t wait to hear from you! We have many Volunteering opportunities across the state for you to engage in. To find your match please complete the form below to tell us a little more about you and why you would be perfect for the role. Please see attached document for a copy of the Position Description.

Please note that prior to engaging in any Volunteer activity with the St Vincent de Paul Society some checks are required. These will include a National Criminal History Check and current Working with Children Check and may also include reference checking and a medical (applicable for Driver and Jockey roles only).


St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria is proactive in supporting child safety


We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences.

We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

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