Retail Assistant Storeman - Kilsyth

Job No: SVDP1479
Location: Kilsyth


Join one of Victoria's Leading Not-For-Profits!

Competitive Salary + Tax reducing salary package

 Part Time, Tuesday to Saturday shifts - 9:45am - 4:15pm



The Role:

Our Vinnies Kilsyth Shop are looking for a talented Retail Assistant Storeman to join our amazing retail team!


This role will be based out of our largest retail shop in Victoria, Kilsyth, and you can be assured being the largest they are also receiving a high value of pre loved donations including fashion, homewares and furniture . Within this role you will be the go to person within our sorting area at the back of the shop, which will involve a lot of manual handling, moving future and donations within our sorting area as well as on the shop floor. 


About you:

This role will require a lot of manual handling, so you will be the kind of person that doesn't mind hands on work. You will also be truly inspirational retailer who is well regarded for their communication skills and their ability to coach and mentor their team. Retail to you is second nature and if you can channel your extensive experience into directly contributing to the community then it is a win win for you! Love achieving results? Want to make your Shop an amazing place for our dedicated volunteers? If you have answered yes, this could be a truly great opportunity for you to make a significant impact immediately. 


More specifically you will have:

  • A real passion for delivering incredible customer service
  • An understanding of stock control management
  • Proven retail sales experience with a drive to beat sales targets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in using a forklift, walkie-stacker, and trolley system  
  • A 'Can Do' proactive attitude and positive team spirit

Key accountabilities include:

  • Leading our volunteer team to deliver a memorable experience with our customers
  • Striving for, meeting and beating sales targets
  • Managing the various donations that arrive at the store and are distributed to our companions and customers

In return we offer:

  • Tax reducing salary packaging + loading on Retail Award Level 6
  • Knowledge that you will be part of a team helping to make a difference to your community. We are passionate about #Social Justice
  • We are committed to professional development to make sure that your career keeps growing while you’re working with us
  • We live and breathe our values


About us:

The St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria and its wide network of over 12,000 volunteers provide practical welfare support, advocacy and friendship for the most vulnerable members of our community. On the frontline, face-to-face. The St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia has more than 60,000 volunteers. Internationally, the Society operates in 149 countries and has over 950,000 volunteers. To find out more visit  Key services include Vinnies Shops; Vinnies Soup Vans; Compeer support for people experiencing mental illness; home visitation; youth programs; assistance for asylum seekers and refugees; education and tutoring; and a range of other volunteer-run initiatives that assist people in need.

Grow with Vinnies

If making a difference in your local community is important to you and you meet our essential requirements we can’t wait to hear from you. Please send us your updated CV and a cover letter that tells us a little more about you and why you would be perfect for the role. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.


Please note that prior to any offer of employment, pre-employment checks must be completed these will include reference checking, a medical, proof of COVID-19 vaccination, a national criminal history check and a working with children check.  

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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