The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia office is located in Canberra, Australia. For more information please visit the Our Structure section of this website.

Our Mission

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a lay Catholic organisation that aspires to live the gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice, hope and joy, and by working to shape a more just and compassionate society.

Our Vision

The St Vincent de Paul Society aspires to be recognised as a caring Catholic charity offering ‘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 own destiny.

Positions available


  • Communications Officer

    The National Council is looking for an experienced communications officer who has relevant tertiary qualifications and a minimum of five years’ experience office. A solid understanding of current social policy issues, the political process and media is...

  • Drought Relief Support Officer

    The Drought Relief Program Officer is often the first point of contact for people seeking assistance, and this contact will primarily be by telephone. A response to calls may include but is not limited to assisting people to determine their eligibility;...