Volunteer Shop Assistant - Mount Gravatt

Date: 16 Sep 2023

Location: Upper Mt Gravatt, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

YMCA Social Impact is the charitable arm of Y Queensland. Our vision is to be an unbreakable organisation that maximises impact across all of our programs. We are a team consisting of more than 160 staff and 120 volunteers that believe in the power of inspired young people.


We give people a real opportunity to reach their full potential and are committed to making a positive difference in our community. Our diverse range of programs and services to the community are available all over South East Queensland, including School Breakfast Program, YMCA Vocational Schools, Community Centres and more.

The Y Op Shop is seeking Volunteer Shop Assistants to join their friendly and committed team located in Mount Gravatt, QLD.


Volunteer Shop Assistants contribute to the effective and efficient operations of the Op Shops and distribution and are an integral part of our success and ability to provide benevolence services to local communities.

Key responsibilities will include:


  • Providing excellent customer service, assisting with queries and sales
  • Cash handling and operating the register
  • Sorting and pricing donations
  • Assisting in maintaining a clean and safe store




The ideal candidate
will be passionate about helping their local community and contributing to positive change impacting those around them. They will also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a friendly and positive attitude and uphold the YMCA Core Values - Honesty, Care, Respect and Responsibility, including an accepting and welcoming attitude towards a diverse community.


  • Hold a volunteer or paid Positive Notice Blue
  • National Police Check
  • Right to work in Australia





  • Work for a large, not-for-profit organisation
  • Build your retail, customer service and POS skills
  • Receive 1:1 training and inductions




To apply, please click the ‘APPLY’ button and submit your resume detailing how your experience meets the selection criteria.


Our Commitment


At The Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe; at The Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:



The YMCA is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people.