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Join Our Team Who Seek and Serve All in Need

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a grassroots, volunteer-based, direct-aid organization that brings together men and women to grow in their spirituality through service for others. We have been serving the Greater St. Louis area since 1845. SVdP is part of a national organization and linked by the common mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Today, the Society is the world’s largest social assistance organization working in more than 150 countries.

 

The SVdP St. Louis Council is composed of over 140 parish-based volunteer groups called Conferences. The main Council operation serves as a resource and support system for these Conferences. Our largest outreach program requiring paid staff is the thrift store operation.

 

The SVdP thrift stores are a place of hope and help for many in St. Louis and a vital part of the mission. Our team of dedicated employees and volunteers are committed to bringing quality and charity to every customer encounter. We are always looking for new team members to join us in the mission to provide amazing service and bring hope to those who need it most.

 

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We Support Our Team

SVdP offers a competitive benefits package including low-cost health care, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance and 401(k) for full-time positions.  Employees working part-time are offered dental, vision and 401(k).

In line with a mission of service, SVdP pays a substantial portion—sometimes the full amount—of the benefits we offer to our employees.

Holidays:  Full-time employees are eligible for 10 paid holidays each year.

Vacation:  Full-time employees earn and accrue up to 6.15 hours of paid vacation per bi-weekly pay period.

Sick Leave:  Full-time employees earn and accrue 1.85 hours of paid sick leave per bi-weekly pay period up to a maximum of 80 hours.

401(k):  All employees 21 years or older who work at least 1,000 hours in a 12-month period are eligible to contribute to a 401(k)-retirement plan and receive up to a company match of up to six percent (6%).

 

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Applicants must pass a pre-interview work ethic assessment as well as a pre-employment background inquiry that includes a criminal background check and urine drug screening.  Some positions may also require a physical assessment.  Upon hiring, employees may be subject to monthly random drug testing as a condition of employment.  Federal law requires employees to present documentation that confirms eligibility for employment in the United States.

Why Work At SVDP?

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Respectful and supportive work environment
  • Open-door policy to encourage communication
  • Ample opportunities for development and promotion from within
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