Vinnies volunteers are men and women of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and all share the common goal of helping those in need. The St Vincent de Paul Society is a lay Catholic organisation, however, we welcome volunteers of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. Our goal is to work together to provide help where it is needed.

Volunteer programs include:

Varied depending on program. See website for details.

It is important to note that all positions within St Vincent de Paul Society, including all volunteer roles, are subject to a Policy Check and Working with Children Check (Blue Card).

Please visit the link for each program in the description for further specific requirements.

If you are participating in this opportunity under community engagement time release, then you are covered by ACU's insurances. If you are accessing this opportunity as a volunteer outside of ACU, 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.

How to get involved

To register your interest in this opportunity, please email ACU Engagement.

acuengagement@acu.edu.au

This opportunity qualifies for community engagement time release (CETR)

As an ACU staff member, you can apply for up to five days each year to participate in approved community engagement activities that contribute to the common good, address social justice issues in the community, and help those experiencing disadvantage or marginalisation.
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This policy has been developed to support staff to participate in community engagement activities and outlines time release arrangements during normal working hours.

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