Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati

Goal of Program

Inspire. Connect. Encounter. Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati offers young professionals an opportunity to give deeply of themselves to their neighbors in need, rooted in the mission of St. Vincent de Paul. Vincentian Volunteers live in intentional community, offering support, challenge, and encouragement as they probe questions of faith, social justice, poverty and service. Deliver immediate and direct services to neighbors who are struggling, and promote lasting solutions and long-term benefits.

Type of Placement

Direct social services, healthcare, emergency assistance, strategic planning, homelessness prevention, logistics, volunteer coordination, food assistance/pantry, service learning, sustainability, development/marketing, communications, re-entry, finance/accounting, home visits. Program staff work with each Vincentian Volunteer to determine a placement that uses their skills and interests to meet the needs of the organization.

Service Area

Cincinnati, Ohio

Service Length

11 months - late August through late July

Program Size

Six to eight volunteers


Men and women ages 21 to 30 with a college degree or relevant life experience, and a desire to live in a community embodying the Vincentian values of Spirituality, Friendship, and Service. Written application, references, interview.

Financial Arrangements

Benefits include room and board; monthly living, cell phone, and transportation stipends; medical and renter's insurance; Education Award upon completion of service.

Living Arrangements

Volunteers live together in intentional community in a historic home in Cincinnati's West End neighborhood, blocks from the Outreach Center where they work.


Volunteers participate in a program orientation, receive ongoing job-specific training and support based on their placement, and are matched with a professional mentor who will journey with them through the year. Volunteers participate in mid-year and year-end retreats, in addition to weekly community reflection and monthly leadership development seminars.

Application Deadline

We accept applications on a rolling basis with priority given to those postmarked by March 31. Interviews begin in February as completed applications are received. Applications are accepted through July 1 or until all placements are filled.


Maura Carpinello


1125 Bank Street
Cincinnati, 45214
Phone: 513-562-8841 ext 239


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Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Cincinnati District Council MISEVI-USA

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