Vincent Industries (VI) in Wynyard is a social enterprise operated by the St Vincent de Paul Society Tasmania. Vincent Industries has provided employment opportunities and skills training to people living with a disability for over four decades, while also providing a valuable service to the community.
As well as undertaking textile sorting activities, VI produces rags and sells them to local businesses across the North West Coast, including engineering, manufacturing, and mechanical enterprises. VI’s rag business has become an institution in the North West and North of Tasmania; and the number one choice of many environmentally responsible and socially aware businesses that treat VI as their preferred supplier of rags and other fabric products.
VI also has a successful business, sorting clothing and selling quality items in our adjacent Vinnies retail store. It also exports material for re purposing, helping to divert products from landfill. All profits from VI go towards supporting the good works of the St Vincent de Paul Society Tasmania in the community.
Volunteering at Vincent Industries is a great way to make a positive impact in the lives of people living with a disability, while also gaining valuable skills and experience. Volunteers can help to support VI’s important work, ensure that our workers know just how valued they are, and us ensure that our customers receive the highest quality services possible. Additionally, volunteering at VI provides a unique opportunity to learn about a truly social enterprise and the ways in which business can become a force for good in the community. The duties of an VI volunteer could include:
Volunteering at Vincent Industries is an incredibly rewarding experience that provides a unique opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of people living with a disability, while also gaining valuable skills and experience. Here are some compelling reasons to consider volunteering at Vincent Industries:
Overall, volunteering at Vincent Industries is a great way to give back to the community, while also gaining valuable skills and experience. Whether you are looking to build your resume, meet new people, or make a difference in the lives of others, volunteering at Vincent Industries is a uniquely rewarding and fulfilling experience. So, why not get involved today and see what you can achieve? To get started, contact our