Join the community of service-minded people behind the supportive works of St Vincent de Paul Society around Australia. In Australia, the Society and its works is often affectionately referred to as Vinnies.
Membership is one of the main ways to volunteer and make a difference. Membership is free, and a great way to make a difference locally, including a chance to be hands on in the decision making and stewardship of the Society.
You can make a real difference by volunteering with us. There are a range of ways you can donate your time locally to help those in need.
Our youth led programs provide opportunities for young people aged 16 to 35 to act and engage with their local community.
Apply your professional skills in a job that gives back to the community.
Developed upon Catholic Social Teaching principles, register your school to become involved in our School based Initiatives.
Highlight your organisation's compassion whilst providing volunteer hours to help Australians facing hardship through a corporate volunteering partnership.
Raise funds to help us make an impact on the lives of others
Help change the lives of struggling Australian families
Find your local Vinnies shop and get your op shop on
Change the lives of Australians experiencing homelessness
Highlight your organisation’s compassion and help Australians facing hardship
Find out what resources and initiatives are available to support your school community
Read about who founded the Society and how it started
Find out more about our membership and conference structure
Read real stories of how we've changed people's lives