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Volunteer Admin Role – Redfern Vinnies Support Centre

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
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The Volunteer Admin Role

You will work with other volunteers and conference members providing administrative support to the VSC Coordinator or site-based Conferences. Your role will be to enter the outcomes (called ‘Form B’) of the home visit requests conducted by Vinnies Conference members. This data will be entered into our client database called ‘GKO.’ In addition, you will enter in GKO any notes made by the Conference stemming from these visits. You will also be responsible for booking future home visits or entering other notes about support provided people by the Society. Our friendly team will provide all training required to do the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain records in accordance with policies and procedures of the St Vincent de Paul Society.

  • Maintain the confidentiality and privacy of the people we assist.

We need volunteers with the following abilities/attributes:

  • A willingness to be trained.

  • Ability to operate within a compassionate and non-judgmental framework.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • High attention to detail and highly organised.

  • Ability to volunteer as part of a team and contribute to the working environment in a positive and supportive manner.

  • Intermediate computer skills.

  • Sensitivity to different political/cultural/ethnic backgrounds and a respect of First Nations peoples, multiculturalism, gender and sexual diversity.

  • A willingness to adhere to all WHS policies and procedures and work within the Society’s Code of Conduct.

  • A respect of and willingness to work within the ethos of St Vincent de Paul Society

Why join Vinnies as a volunteer

Volunteering is a great way to interact with like-minded people and build friendships.

Your contribution as a volunteer will bring you a feeling of satisfaction knowing you are working for an organisation that makes a difference for those in need. It will provide an opportunity for those who would like to gain office and administration training and experience and an avenue for you to share your expertise and talents.

Our volunteers are an integral part of the ongoing success of Vinnies services, and in achieving the goals outlined in the St Vincent de Paul NSW’s Strategic Plan.

If you are interested in becoming a much-valued Vinnies volunteer, please hit the  APPLY  button below.


The St Vincent de Paul Society assists people experiencing poverty and inequality and works to shape a more just and compassionate society. We assist in 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.

The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW (the Society) is committed to being a Child Safe Organisation. The Society has developed a clear, accountable and transparent Policy and Procedures to ensure that it complies with relevant legislation and that all children and young people who come into contact with the Society are kept safe and are supported to the best of our capacity.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Opportunity host and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.