The St Vincent de Paul Society is one of the most recognised charitable organisations that offers ‘a hand up’ to people in need. We do this by respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their destiny by providing practical support, advocacy and friendship. We operate over 100 retail shops throughout Victoria, commonly called 'Vinnies' that raise much needed funds to support those who are vulnerable in the community.
108 shop locations across Victoria. Shops closest to ACU Melbourne Campus are:
Most shops are open between 6-7 days per week.
Select shops also offer evening volunteer opportunities from 5.30pm onward.
Visit your preferred Vinnies shop to meet the team and find out more about getting started OR contact our support team to express interest and confirm current vacancies in your area.
1300 736 933 (Volunteer Enquiry Line)
People Engagement Officer
(03) 9895 5865
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