Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is the largest, voluntary, charitable organisation in Ireland. Its membership of 10,500 volunteers throughout the country are supported by 600 professional staff, working for social justice and the creation of a more just, caring nation. This unique network of social concern also gives practical support to those experiencing poverty and social exclusion, by providing a wide range of services to people in need.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) is a direct service non-profit organisation whose work primarily involves person-to-person contact with people who have a variety of needs. In addition to direct assistance, we try to promote self-sufficiency, enabling people to help themselves. Any assistance offered by the Society is given in a non-judgemental spirit of compassion, based on the need of the individual or family.

A key strength of SVP is in the personalised delivery of help which makes it unique in its role as a charitable organisation. We accept people as they are and try to create a caring, non-threatening environment, respecting the dignity of those who seek our help. We only offer advice when it is asked for, and do not believe in telling people what they should do. Our aim is to maintain the dignity of the individual and to promote long-term self-sufficiency. We do so by treating people with respect, while endeavouring to build a relationship of friendship, trust and confidentiality.

While we act as a short-term safety net for those who fall outside the care of the Welfare State or need emergency financial support, we try to embrace those who are marginalised by helping them to rekindle their self-respect and sense of worth. The Charity's Mission is also to rectify the causes of poverty which perpetuate the problems faced by those we work with.


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Shop Manager – Bantry, Co. Cork

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  • Updated 18/09/2018
  • Cork

The purpose of the Shop Manager role is to maximize sales, productivity, revenue opportunities and customer satisfaction levels through the efficient management of the Bantry St Vincent de Paul Charity shop

Finance Administrator

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  • Updated 17/09/2018
  • Dublin

To work under the direction of the Finance Services Partner/COI-ERC Accountant, with responsibility for providing financial, procurement and legal matters administrative support to the Finance team.

Regional Retail Manager – South West Region

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  • Updated 17/09/2018
  • Cork / Kerry

To develop and lead a team of managers volunteers and CE participants within the South West region (Cork and Kerry).

Truck Driver - Dublin

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  • Updated 14/09/2018
  • Dublin

The purpose of this role is to maximize sales, productivity, revenue opportunities and customer satisfaction levels, through the efficient collection and redistribution of excess donated goods and stock items

Assistant Community Employment (CE) Supervisor

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  • Updated 13/09/2018
  • Dublin

To assist in ensuring the effective and efficient administration and co-ordination of the human, financial and material resources of the project.

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul reviews

Great place to work where they value their employees

Anonymous in Trim, Ireland
current employee in Nov 2017

The Best Bits

Good atmosphere between staff and I like working with clients

Things to improve

The specific of job is that some staff works every 3 weeks so many people doesn't know each other this could be changed


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