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Casual Retail Assistant/s

Transforming lives for stronger communities

  • Casual Retail Assistant for Family Life Opportunity Shops
  • Bayside and Kingston area
  • Join a passionate and engaged team that creates incredible impacts 

Join the team at Family Life as a Casual Retail Assistant, and support the work of our retail managers in the Family Life Opportunity Shops.

About Family Life

Family Life is a specialist family services provider that has worked with children, families and communities for more than 50 years. At Family Life, we believe every child deserves to thrive in a safe and healthy family environment. Our vision is to work with clients and partners to create capable communities, strong families and thriving children.

Family Life is known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach. Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life operates a number of opportunity shops and a warehouse which are supported by a team of dedicated volunteers. Our Op Shops operate as a Social Enterprise, with the social purpose to engage and support the local community and the re-use and recycling industries.

The Opportunity

The Casual Retail Assistant supports the Retail Manager and Retail Assistant in the day to day operations of the Family Life Opportunity Shops. The role is primarily responsible for store merchandising and sales.

Our Ideal Candidate

If you have experience or an understanding of sales and you want to work in a retail environment that supports its local community and promotes reuse and recycling in Australia then please apply. This may be your first job or a role to supplement your income. Either way we’d love to hear from you.

  • Demonstrated experience or understanding in working in a customer service environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Retail experience an advantage

How to apply

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Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal.

*We will be reviewing applications as they are received, therefore this role may close sooner if we find the right candidate. Please apply now to ensure you do not miss out!!

All offers of employment are subject to the Family Life Safety Screening process, including a Working with Children Check, Police Records Check and COVID vaccination certificate. Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with Family Life.
Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.
Family LIfe is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people. We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

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