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St Vincent de Paul Employer Reviews

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Felt very good about working to give back
Retail Associate (Former Employee), Austin, TXNovember 28, 2014
Pros: giving back to the community
Cons: management
Wore many hats here so always busy with work that needed to be done.
I loved that we helped the homeless and less fortunate people of Austin.
I learned so much about our homeless community.
The management was weak and some co-workers took advantage of this making the workplace quite difficult often. Educational learning experience that will stay with – more... me always. – less
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Ifound that it was the only place that you could touch other peoples' stuff and not get yelled at for it.
Clothing Sorter Volunteer Guide (Former Employee), Sheboygan, WIJune 26, 2014
Pros: most volunteers and workers alike were great to know plus the customers
Cons: not always enough voluteers to do never ending jobs.
The hardest part was to try to keep multiple people satisfied at the same time.
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Productive
Internship (Former Employee), Bronx, NYMay 19, 2014
Pros: long break
It was a very put together nursing home, but some of the employees are very aggressive with the residents.
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Not a job
Volunteer Work (Former Employee), Fond du Lac, WIApril 15, 2014
This was not a job. This was a volunteer requirement for one of my classes in college.
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great work place
Storage Yard Intern (Former Employee), tacoma waDecember 27, 2013
great job all diffren ttypes of positions like ebay or yard worker
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Hard working core staff. Good place to work with good folk.
Retail Clerk (Former Employee), Monroe, WASeptember 7, 2013
Pros: super friendly staff.
Cons: no benes. i was part-time.
Really wonderful customer base, because people who come into the store really appreciate it. It's clean, orderly and the staff works hard to provide clean, functional items to sell.
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NICE PLACE TO WORK
RETAIL CLERK (Former Employee), Milwaukee, WIAugust 19, 2013
Pros: flexible hours
Cons: short breaks
PRODUCTIVE
FAST PACE
TEAM ENVIRONMENT
TYPICAL DAY PUNCH IN
GO TO ASSIGNED AREA
ORGANIZE HELP CUSTOMERS
ANSWER PHONE
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enjoyable and love helping out.
Volunteer worker (Former Employee), Milwaukee, WIJuly 23, 2013
Pros: discounts for employees
Cons: long breaks
The typical day at work was knowing I didnt get paid for working there, but I did enjoy helping them with there needs, I learned that I loved to work with others even if there no checks coming in to my hands. The management was very clean, and took good care of the employees by all means by, free lunch 30 hour brakes when he/or she can. The co- workers – more... were very helpful, friendly and love to make sure we were all working as team member and get the job done right.. the most enjoyable part of the job was getting the job right and making all the customers happy with there needs. – less
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My church
Volunteer Coordinator (Current Employee), Charlotte, NCJuly 21, 2013
Pros: people
Cons: growing too fast
I love my parish. When you believe in something you will do everything to make it the best!
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to hlep out people that are in need
Sales Associate (Current Employee), Milwa, ECMay 14, 2013
Pros: to be there on time
Cons: is to have to 10 mins breaks
it was a great place to do business
i learn that people come and get it for the low prices
the management was great everything in order where they suppose to go
the co-workers was very friendly
to help people what they want or being on the cashier
is to relax on break time
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Volunteer Position
Volunteer Office Assistant (Former Employee), Eugene, ORJanuary 30, 2013
Pros: customer service with diversity
Cons: temp position
Contacted individuals by phone for donations,
Updated church database,
Assisted in office relocation,
Checked guests in and out of shelter
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good out look
Head Cook (Former Employee), San Francisco, CADecember 17, 2012
Served customers in eating places that specialize in fast service and inexpensive carry-out foods.
• Accepted payment from customers, and make change as necessary.
• Requested and records customer orders, and compute bills using cash registers, multi-counting machines, or pencil and paper.
• Cleaned and organizes eating, service, and kitchen areas.
 – more... Notified kitchen personnel of shortages, special orders or the changes needed for special diets.
• Selected food items from serving or storage areas and place them in dishes, on serving trays, or in takeout bags.
• Prepared a variety of foods according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures.
• Portioned and wrapped the food, or placed it directly on plates for service to patrons.
• Place food trays over food warmers for immediate service, or store them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
• Inform supervisors when supplies are getting low or equipment is not working properly.
• Assist cooks and kitchen staff with various tasks as needed, and provide cooks with needed items.
• Wash, peel and/or cut various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.
• Receive and store food supplies, equipment, and utensils in refrigerators, cupboards, and other storage areas.
• Stock cupboards and refrigerators, and tend salad bars and buffet meals.
• Prepare and serve a variety of beverages such as coffee, tea, and soft drinks.
• Make special dressings and sauces as condiments for sandwiches.
• Use manual and/or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice, and trim foods.
• Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads. – less
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Fun and productive place to work
Office Assistant (Former Employee), Everett, WADecember 12, 2012
Pros: great company while helping people in need.
Cons: there were no cons.
A typical day at work consisted of answering multi-line phones. Helping people who were in need of assistance. Doing general office duties. I learned how to calm people down when they were upset, how to properly organize an office setting. I had a very good relationship with my management. I got along well with coworkers. The hardest part of the job – more... was learning where every thing went, such as files ect. The most enjoyable part of the job was the job its self. I loved this job. – less
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Driving and picking up donations
Driver (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZNovember 11, 2012
Pros: able to help others in need
Cons: traffic
Picking up donations

The kindness of people

There is always help available

Going in and out of traffic

Bring donations to people
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Non Profit Organization
Residential Supervisor (Current Employee), San Diego, CAJuly 2, 2012
Pros: free dinners, work atmosphere
Cons: hourly compensation
Non Profit Organization that tends to the homeless population.
The team and organizational atmosphere is great. Day to day activities include; case noting, conducting rounds and searches, monitoring of 350 clients, conducting supervisions, and ensuring the overall fluency and safety of the floor while on duty.
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produtivity in the work place
Property Maintenance and Restoration Specialists (Current Employee), Eugene, ORMay 28, 2012
Pros: we work at dofferent places and get to know our tenets
Having a meeting in the morning, than driving to the work site and cleaning , repairs are preformed.I really enjoy my co workers and i enjoy the hard work we accomplish on a daily basis.
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Non Profit employment is different
On Site Property Manager (Former Employee), Eugene, ORApril 24, 2012
Pros: tenants were great, always a few exceptions
Cons: upper manag. didn't follow through with rules, regulations
I took this job very seriously because it involved peoples lives and living conditions. It was a new property when I started and I enjoyed being in the country. I really enjoyed my co-workers. However, property management from the top was stressful at times. All in all it was a good job for me.
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Very good place to work
Production lead/ Assistant manager (Former Employee), Monroe,WaMarch 1, 2012
Pros: fun place to work
Cons: management hard to work with.
Great work environment, people are fun to work with. well organized.
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it was an enjoyable experience for somewhere to volunteer
volunteer (Former Employee), Mandurah, WADecember 1, 2014
Pros: hours are what you want to put in
Cons: was repetitive
I volunteered as part of my Certificate 4 in Community Services, it was a fun and enjoyable experience all the people were friendly and nice
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productive work place
storeperson (Former Employee), Goonellabah, NSWNovember 3, 2014
it was a great work environment. working with a great team makes working in that kind of easy.I was a Sorter,Packer,Cutter and cleaner so I was I great multi-tasker

About St Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international Catholic organization of lay persons who wish to live their faith by loving – Read more