Mission and 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.
The Society is a lay Catholic organisation that aspires to live the gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy, and by working to shape a more just and compassionate society.
Our key values
loyalty in service to our mission, vision and values
Welcoming and serving all with understanding and without judgement
Service to all regardless of creed, ethnic, social background, health, gender, political opinion
Promoting, maintaining and adhering to our mission, vision and values
Establishing relationships based on respect, trust, friendship and perception
Working to transform the causes of poverty and challenging the causes of human injustice
Encouraging spiritual growth , welcoming innovation and giving hope for the future
Code of conduct
The Society has a Code of Conduct for Members, Volunteers & Employees.
These are the 8 main behaviours that all Members, Volunteers & Employees are expected to demonstrate when working for the Society.
and ethical behaviour
Openness, communication, accountability
Responsible, answerable, liable for actions / behaviour / Society resources
Working together to achieve common goals and harmonious work environment
for differences and diversity
With sensitive and personal information
Abiding to lawful requests, directions, policies and procedures
Abiding by NSW and Australian laws