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Staples Bay Assistant The Staples Bag is a social enterprise where groceries are sold at discounted prices to improve access to nutritious and affordable food, and help address the growing issue of people living below the poverty line. With its primary store in Campsie, The Staples Bag also operates pop-up stores at retirement villages, social housing estates and in other community centres in partnership with local community organisations throughout the Sydney Metro Area.

Store assistants will support SSI staff to provide high quality service to Staples Bag customers, with tasks including stocking shelves, packing, product pricing and customer service.

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Hameed's Story

Hameed studying with a tutor.

My name is Hameed Cina. My life in Australia today is the life of a normal citizen, ordinary by any standard. I’m married, I have two young daughters and I have a good job that I love. I also volunteer a lot of my free time for my community. But the way in which I arrived at this point in my life was definitely not ordinary.

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