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Volunteer Kitchen Hand - Nagle Centre

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
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In this role you will be preparing, cooking and serving good tasting food to people coming to the Open Door community space. Volunteers will be responsible for:

  • Meal planning.
  • preparing, cooking and serving lunch.
  • Stock rotation.
  • preparing excess vegetables/fruit for freezing.
  • Clean up after service.
  • Ensuring that all safe food handling standards are maintained.
  • Creating a warm and welcoming environment.

We are looking for people who are/have:

  • Warm, friendly and compassionate
  • A strong sense of hospitality.
  • good boundaries
  • Able to think on their feet.
  • Able to work collaboratively with other people and team members.
  • A willingness to be trained.

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

  • 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.

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.