Do you possess a compassionate heart, ready to extend love and support to others? Are you driven by a strong desire to lead, inspire, and empower a team of volunteers within a community service organization? Do you have a background in managing a community service enterprise, particularly one focused on offering affordable retail solutions? If these qualities resonate with you, then this opportunity might be an ideal fit.

Introducing The Op Shop:

The Mudgeeraba Uniting Church OpShop serves as a missional outreach of the Mudgeeraba Uniting Church. Established in 1992, the OpShop’s primary purpose is to provide accessible goods, a listening ear, and financial assistance to individuals in need within the Mudgeeraba community and beyond. What began as a small initiative has since blossomed into a dedicated team of 75 volunteers, continuing to offer vital support to individuals in need across local, regional, and national communities. Presently, the OpShop operates under the guidance of a volunteer committee and Shift supervisors.

We are currently on the lookout for a passionate individual with a knack for retail management to join us on our journey and help us navigate the next stages of the OpShop’s evolution.

The Role:

We are in search of a motivated team player to take on the role of Shop Manager, a full-time position. As a Shop Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing all facets of the OpShop’s operations, providing pastoral care to our Shift Supervisors and dedicated volunteers. Your employment will be governed by the General Retail Industry Award, with a reporting structure to the OpShop Management Committee.

About You:

To thrive in this role, you should possess a deep-seated commitment to charitable retail endeavours and a proven track record in retail management, sales, or merchandising. Your proficiency in people management and volunteer leadership should be evident, and you should showcase the ability to nurture, mentor, and motivate a dynamic team of volunteers. If this description resonates with your aspirations and qualifications, we encourage you to consider becoming a valuable part of our team.

For those interested in obtaining a detailed Position Description and further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Op Shop via the following contact methods:


Download the Position Description.

You can also get in touch with the Chairperson of the OpShop committee, Noela Lister, at 0419 331 177.

The application deadline is set for 5:00 pm on January 31, 2024.

For additional information, you can visit our website: Mudgeeraba Uniting Op Shop – Mudgeeraba Uniting Church.