Christmas Casual Sales Assistant | Rockhampton and Yeppoon

Job Description


Working for Salvos Stores is a rewarding experience, which goes beyond a normal job. We operate as a professional, commercially focused retail business, recycling pre-loved goods generously donated by the public. We have a national retail network of over 350 stores focused on delivering social, environmental and business outcomes. Our surplus is directed into programs run by The Salvation Army, a Christian movement and one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities that helps thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship.

We are looking for talented Causal Sales Assistants for the Capricorn Area - Rockhampton and Yeppoon Salvos, for the period of Christmas from 1st October to 31st January, who loves retail, loves a challenge, and loves waking up each day with a passion for making a difference. Support the Store Manager with the day to day operations and provide an inspiring in-store experience for our team, customers and community members.

You will assist with:

  • Retail sales and operation of Point of Sale devices;
  • Collecting, sorting and pricing donations in store;
  • Assist in the development and coordination visual merchandising and store presentation
  • Provide exceptional Customer Service
  • Display stock in correct departments, following policy and procedure.
  • Follow Occupational Health and Safety policy and procedures
  • Demonstrate TSA core values in all work related activities.

Previous experience in retail sales, while highly regarded, is not essential. What is essential is your passion and proven ability to deliver outstanding results in a complex and rewarding retail environment. You will be a high energy, hands-on individual and will bring your experience in providing extraordinary customer service to the role. Importantly, as someone known for your integrity, you will also be comfortable aligning to The Salvation Army Mission and Values to positively support and impact the lives of others through your career contribution.

To be successful in this role you will have flexibly to work a rolling roster including weekends and preparedness to work across various locations in the retail area.

You will be an outstanding written and verbal communicator with strong interpersonal skills. Solid technical skills, highly regarded.

If you would like to work for one of Australia's leading not-for-profit organisations and have the satisfaction of knowing that your career contributes positively to the lives of thousands of Australians each year, please apply via the link and submit a current CV and a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.


The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.