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Red Cross Shop Volunteer (Dargaville)

Volunteer in a Red Cross Shop and support our work helping communities both here and overseas Our 50 shops across the country sell mainly second-hand clothing and household items. They provide affordable shopping for the community, funding for our humanitarian work, and support sustainability through recycling unwanted items.   

 Your volunteer role in a Red Cross Shop will include:  

  • Unpacking and sorting goods
  • Greeting and serving customers
  • Restocking and merchandising the shop

You’ll receive on-the-job training, and we can help you get your Certificate in Retail from Service IQ. This programme is free and available to volunteers who have been with us for 3 months. It takes 6-9 months and can cover Level 2 to Level 4. 

Volunteering in our shops is a fantastic way to get work experience in the retail industry. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your skills, meet amazing people, learn new things, and help your community all at the same time. This role is flexible to support your skills and interests.

Apply online or fill out your volunteer application at your local Red Cross Shop.


We need friendly people with good communication skills and a can-do attitude. An eye for design is always a bonus .

We are looking for friendly and reliable volunteers for our Dargaville Red Cross Shop during shop hours six days a week Mon-Sat 9.30am to 3.30pm.
We need two volunteers every morning and two every afternoon. We have a high need for volunteers who are available on Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays.

A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

Flexible 4 hour shifts

AM 0900 to 12:30 pm
PM 13:00 to 16:00

Shop hours six days a week Mon-Sat 9.30am to 3.30pm

Getting Started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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