Busy Fingers Fundraising – 07 3408 1014

Helping the Bribie Island Community

IF LOCKDOWN ENDS ON SUNDAY 8TH AUGUST WE WILL OPEN MONDAY 9TH

Posted on | August 6, 2021 | Comments Off on IF LOCKDOWN ENDS ON SUNDAY 8TH AUGUST WE WILL OPEN MONDAY 9TH

If the current lockdown ends on Sunday 8th August Busy Fingers will open at 8.30 am on Monday 9th August, as the Show Day holiday has been postponed to a later date by the government.

We will not have any pickups on Monday but you can ring to arrange a pickup later. 

We will be accepting donations being dropped off.

IF LOCKDOWN CONTINUES PAST SUNDAY WE WILL NOT OPEN UNTIL IT ENDS.

Thank You.

LOCKDOWN TUES 29TH JUNE UNTIL MONDAY 5TH JULY 2021

Posted on | June 29, 2021 | Comments Off on LOCKDOWN TUES 29TH JUNE UNTIL MONDAY 5TH JULY 2021

DUE TO QUEENSLAND LOCKDOWN BUSY FINGERS WILL NOT OPEN FOR THE REST OF THIS WEEK

WE WILL CLOSE AS USUAL AT 3.30 TODAY TUESDAY 29TH AND WILL REOPEN ON MONDAY 5TH JULY AT 8.30 AM.

ALL PICKUPS ARRANGED WILL BE RE-ARRANGED NEXT WEEK.

STAY SAFE

TEMPORARY CASUAL POSITION

Posted on | April 14, 2021 | Comments Off on TEMPORARY CASUAL POSITION

TEMPORARY CASUAL VACANCY FOR TRUCK DRIVER  /OFFSIDER

We are looking for an experienced Truck Driver to assist us in delivering and collecting donations from our customers on Bribie Island and surrounding districts.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 2.30pm. and the occasional Saturday mornings from 8am – 12pm.

The successful Applicant will need minimum training and be a self-starter.

Your application for the above Position needs to address the Specific Selection Criteria of the Duty Statement.  Please provide your email address and any written References or  Referee contacts.

You will be contacted at close of Vacancy Advertisement regarding your suitability for interview

Applications will close at 3.30pm on Monday 19th April and may be hand delivered to Manager Sonia at Busy Fingers Op Shop at 38 Cotterill Ave Bongaree. Placed in the letter box or emailed to busyfingers2@bigpond.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver Customer Purchases as per Managers Instructions
  • Pick up Donated goods from customer premises as per Managers Instructions
  • Place priced items of furniture on Shop Floor
  • Comply with driving rules and regulations.
  • Assist Staff and Volunteers as required.
  • Assist customers in carrying heavy items out to their vehicles.
  • When not fulfilling driving duties assist in sorting donations.
  • Advise customers if donated goods are not fit for resale and hence cannot be taken.

SPECIFIC SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Preferred experience as a Truck Driver.
  • Hands on experience with Manual Handling of heavy items and operation of lifting tools, ratchet straps, trolleys etc…
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Valid driving licence.
  • Ability to deal with members of the public in a respectful manner
  • Ability to assess the quality and saleable of donated items.
  • Any other duties as per Managers instructions if all duties are completed before end of shift.

PERMANENT VACANCY FOR DELIVERY DRIVER/OFFSIDER

Posted on | March 2, 2021 | Comments Off on PERMANENT VACANCY FOR DELIVERY DRIVER/OFFSIDER

PERMANENT VACANCY FOR DELIVERY DRIVER/OFFSIDER

 

We are looking for an experienced driver to assist us in delivering and collecting donations from our customers on Bribie Island and surrounding areas (a Truck driver’s licence is not required).

 

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 3pm (35-hour week) and the occasional Saturday morning from 8am – 12pm.

 

The successful applicant will serve a 3-month probationary period and will be required to have a medical assessment at our expense prior to confirmation of permanency.

 

Your application for the above position needs to address the Specific Selection Criteria based on the responsibilities of the position. You will be contacted at the close of Vacancy Advertisement regarding your suitability for an interview.

 

Applications close at 3.30pm Tuesday 9th March 2021 and may be hand delivered to the Manager Sonia at the Busy Fingers Op shop at 38 Cotterill Ave, Bongaree or placed in the letter box at this address or you may email it to busyfingers2@bigpond.com

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Deliver customer purchases as per Manager’s instructions.
  • Pick up donated goods from customer premises as per Manager’s instructions.
  • Advise customers if donated goods are not fit for resale and hence cannot be taken.
  • Place priced items of furniture on shop floor.
  • Comply with road rules and regulations.
  • Assist staff and volunteers as required.
  • Assist customers in carrying heavy items out to their vehicles.
  • When not fulfilling the delivery duties, assist in sorting donations.
  • Any other duties as per Manager’s instructions if all duties are completed before end of shift.

 

SPECIFIC SELECTION CRITERIA:

 

  • Preferred work experience as a delivery driver.
  • Hands on experience with manual handling of heavy items and operations of lifting tools, ratchet straps, trolleys etc.
  • No recent moving or driving violations.
  • Ability to deal with members of the public in a respectful and calm manner.
  • Ability to assess the quality and resaleable condition of donated items.
  • Ability to be a participating team member including the ability to successfully communicate with customers and staff.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and clean neat appearance at all times.

 

TRIAL UNTIL CHRISTMAS REGARDIG BEACHMERE

Posted on | October 15, 2020 | Comments Off on TRIAL UNTIL CHRISTMAS REGARDIG BEACHMERE

BEACHMERE & UP TO PEEL ROAD

PICKUP AND DELIVERY SERVICE

Management has decided to conduct a trial until Christmas. .

Deliveries of purchases will incur a fee of $20.

Free Pickup Service will occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

THIS TRIAL WILL CONTINUE UNTIL CHRISTMAS AND THEN A FINAL DECISION WILL BE MADE IN THE NEW YEAR WHETHER TO CONTINUE ON A PERMANENT BASIS.

PUBLIC HOLIDAY AND NEW HOURS

Posted on | October 2, 2020 | Comments Off on PUBLIC HOLIDAY AND NEW HOURS

We will be closed on Monday 5th October for Queens Birthday public holiday.

CHANGE OF OPENING HOURS

We are now open until 3.30 Monday to Friday.

 

QUEENS BIRTHDAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY

Posted on | September 8, 2020 | Comments Off on QUEENS BIRTHDAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY

Busy Fingers will be closed on Monday 5th October 2020

MONDAY 3RD AUG – NO EFTPOS

Posted on | July 30, 2020 | Comments Off on MONDAY 3RD AUG – NO EFTPOS

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ON MONDAY 3RD AUGUST 2020  THE SHOP WILL HAVE NO POWER DUE TO AN ENERGEX UPGRADE

 

NO EFTPOS WILL BE AVAILABLE 

 ONLY CASH CAN BE ACCEPTED TO PAY FOR PURCHASES

CASUAL VACANCY FILLED

Posted on | July 18, 2020 | Comments Off on CASUAL VACANCY FILLED

We would like to advise we now have a new relief manager, Marisa, who will replace our Manager Sonia whenever she is away. We ask all our customers to give her a warm welcome.

CASUAL POSITION AS RELIEF SHOP MANAGER

Posted on | June 30, 2020 | Comments Off on CASUAL POSITION AS RELIEF SHOP MANAGER

CASUAL RELIEF SHOP MANAGER & CASHIER

We are in need of a physically fit person to relieve in the position of Shop Manager and Cashier when required; this position is a casual position with casual rates. The applicant will be required to fill in a Health Questionnaire and the successful applicant may be required to have a medical assessment before starting. Applicants must have a retail background and preference will be given if some supervisory or management experience has been performed.

The Managers duties include

Opening up the shop and gates in the morning and ensuring the shop is fully secure in the afternoon.

Volunteers arrive at 7.30 to perform cleaning duties and prepare the shop for opening at 8.30; they need to be advised what positions they will be performing during the day.

Co-ordinate with Truck Drivers on Deliveries and Pickups.

Take all phone calls dealing with donations of goods, pick-up service and arrange deliveries of purchased items.

Induction of New Volunteers

Customer Disputes

Some office work as required, assisting on the counter and other duties as needed.

 

Hours of Work

The hours of work during the week for the manager’s position is 7am until 3.45pm and Saturday is 7am to 12.15pm. The cashier’s position is 8.25am to 3.30pm.

Every 3rd Friday is a set day

Relieving the Manager’s annual leave and sick leave and every 3rd Friday.

Relieve the Saturday Manager’s position for annual leave and sick leave.

Relieve the Cashier’s position if required.

Training

We would require the successful applicant to work a full week Monday to Saturday for training purposes and will have someone with them for the first few Fridays for support.

Application

If you feel you would be able to perform the above duties and wish to have a casual position throughout the year, remembering this is not set dates and times, please apply. If you have any questions about the position please call Sonia on 3408 1014.

Please hand deliver your application with the above duties in mind, past experience and any references you may have to our Manager Sonia,   Busy Fingers   38 Cotterill Ave, Bongaree by Tuesday 16th July 2020.

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