VINES is Vinnies, Inspiring, Networking, Education and Support. St Vincent de Paul and the Scout Association of Australia (ACT) are working in collaboration to deliver a project to support young people at risk. The service aims to encourage young people at risk to rediscover their better and stronger inner selves by providing a range of activities aimed at positive outcomes such as building new life skills, networking, social and emotional development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate regular weekday and weekend activities
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to organise, plan and schedule the activities
  • Ensure that duty of care requirements are met for all program participants
  • Special Events - monthly outings
  • Have fun, meet new people and give back to the community.

Position Requirements

  • A Working with Vulnerable People card is required to undertake this volunteering opportunity.
  • Training to be provided by St Vinnies prior to commencing


Canberra Region

Dates and Times

Activities are scheduled fortnightly - Wednesday 3pm – 6pm & Saturday 10am-1pm


To apply please contact:

Lana Filippova, Administration Officer – Special Works


IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you are completing this as a required part of your course (i.e., for a unit or practicum requirement), then you are covered by ACU's insurances. If you are accessing this opportunity as a volunteer outside of a requirement of your course, then you are NOT covered by ACU's insurance policies. If accessing this opportunity as a volunteer we strongly recommend you confirm with the organisation that they have appropriate insurance for volunteers.

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