Retail Volunteer

The Lifeline Shops are the financial cornerstone of Lifeline South Coast.
The Lifeline Shops are the financial cornerstone of Lifeline South Coast. They provide the largest portion of funding and allow the continuation of Lifeline’s vital 24-hour telephone crisis support service in the Illawarra and South Coast.

Volunteering at our Wollongong or Corrimal Shop

There is a Lifeline South Coast shop on 19 Auburn Street Wollongong and a shop on 191-193 Princes Highway in Corrimal (open since July 2017).  At both shops donated items are collected, sorted, priced, packed and stored. We need many different kinds of workers in our shops including sorters, retail assistants, (truck) drivers and general assistants.

Positions may require lifting and/or carrying so applicants would need to be physically fit. All volunteers will receive training in Lifeline South Coast operations. If you are interested in volunteering for Lifeline South Coast in our shops, please download the information booklet and application form here. You can return a filled in application form to Lifeline South Coast PO Box 404 Wollongong 2500 or email it to admin@llsc.org.au.

How To Apply

People wishing to work in our retail positions need to be well presented, pleasant and able to present a positive image of Lifeline to our customers. All retail staff will receive training in Lifeline South Coast operations.

Crisis Support Volunteer

Lifeline provides a National Telephone Crisis Support Service on 13 11 14. The service aims to support people in their time of emotional distress or crisis. The Crisis Supporters operating this service are volunteers and work from offices in Wollongong.

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Book Sorting Volunteer

The Lifeline South Coast book sorting team manage to sort, clean, research, price, and pack around 200,000 books per year! These books are sold at our three Big Book Fair fundraising events as well as the Wollongong and Corrimal Lifeline Shops.

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Book Fair Volunteer

Lifeline’s Big Book Fair is the major fundraising event for Lifeline’s 24-hour telephone crisis support service in the Illawarra and South Coast. The next Big Book Fair is being held on 22-24 March 2019 at the Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley. Why not join us as a volunteer at this well-known community event?

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For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000