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Conference & Home Visitation Volunteer

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - SVP East Region

About Society of St. Vincent de Paul - SVP East Region

Society of St. Vincent de Paul tackle poverty in all its forms through the provision of practical assistance to those in need, working for social justice and the creation of a more just and caring nation. SVP East Region includes; Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

What's Involved

The Society of St Vincent de Paul exists to fight poverty and its efforts to do so depend almost entirely on volunteers. The East Region consisting of Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare has roughly 6000 but it needs more.

What do we do? We cover a large range of voluntary work in the community:
• Home Visitation
• Hospital Visitation
• Sunshine House for kids
• Vincent’s Shop
• Prison Visits and Prison Visitor Centres
• Holidays for the Elderly
• Job Creation
• Social Policy & Justice Officer

The society of St Vincent de Paul is the oldest and largest, voluntary, charitable organisation in Ireland. The Society is a volunteer organisation that is always in need of volunteers. The work is challenging but very rewarding. The SVP is involved in a wide variety of works in support of those in need which means there are many ways in which you can give your time to help the Society and membership of the Society is open to anyone who can adopt our ethos.

We are always looking for people with any of the following skills, attributes and life experience.
• IT
• Listening
• Non Judgemental
• Social
• Open
• Enthusiastic
• Languages
• Administration
• Database
• Financial Systems
• Accountancy
• Approachable

If you want to know more and get information pack, please call Siobhan Tyrrell at 01 – 8198414 or email

We look forward to hearing from you.

What's required for this position

Maintains financial records, financial reporting, annual financial returns & recording of same on Agresso system.

  • Accountancy/ Finance
  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Legal

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Various locations within Dublin, Wicklow & Kildare.

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Kildare, Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

As an SVP volunteer you are *given meaningful work to do * offered appropriate training * thanked and have your voluntary contribution recognised * informed about and given the opportunity to play an active part in the organisation and so much more.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Margo Duffy
  • Organisation: Society of St. Vincent de Paul - SVP East Region
  • Email:
  • Phone: 01 819 8414
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