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Employment Opportunities

Looking for Skilled and Motivated Individuals

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati has been helping our neighbors in need for more than 150 years. We work with those in need, regardless of race or creed, to bridge the gaps in their lives. We provide home visits by neighborhood-based volunteers and produce groundbreaking initiatives like our Charitable Pharmacy and Homelessness Prevention Program. We also have a network of 11 food pantries, eight thrift stores across Hamilton County and offer numerous other programs and partnerships.

St. Vincent de Paul is always looking for highly skilled and motivated individuals to help us perform our mission. Currently, we have the following job openings:

Manager of Stores Accounting

Reports to: Director of Finance

Hours: 40 hours/week (full-time), Exempt

Background: St. Vincent de Paul Stores, a nonprofit organization consisting of eight thrift stores and donation centers, provides low-cost and free clothing, household items and furniture to low-income individuals and families.  It also supports the mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati to provide emergency assistance to those in need throughout Cincinnati and Hamilton County.  SVDP Stores, which has retail sales exceeding $13 million and over 300 employees, is looking for a Manager of Stores Accounting to support its operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly closing activities, including preparation of journal entries, bank and balance sheet account reconciliations, financial statements, and management reports
  • Reconcile daily cash and credit card deposits for each store to daily sales reports
  • Process accounts payable, including sales tax filings, annual 1099 filings, and credit card administration
  • Serve as backup for payroll processing with third-party service provider
  • Prepare bank deposits as needed
  • Maintain petty cash
  • Prepare required schedules and documentation for annual audit and assist with the preparation and compilation of data necessary to complete annual informational tax returns
  • Prepare annual budgets
  • Prepare national annual reporting
  • Maintain and improve appropriate accounting controls


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years accounting experience, not-for profit experience a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and general accounting systems
  • Financial reporting experience including complete financial statements and all aspects of general ledger accounting; experience with accounts payable processing; payroll processing experience desired
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and follow up skills; detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, capable of taking initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing priorities, and effectively manage deadlines

Interested applicants are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume & compensation expectations to Denise Jewell at djewell@SVDPcincinnati.org. No phone calls, please.


External Relations Coordinator

Reports to: Events and Partnerships Manager, Marketing & Communications Manager

Hours: 20 hours/week (part-time), Non-Exempt

Scope of Position:  The External Relations Coordinator is responsible for supporting the efforts of the External Relations team to promote and engage the community in the mission of SVDP. Specifically, the External Relations Coordinator will support the planning and execution of SVDP’s three main fundraising events, as well as smaller stewardship events, facilitate donation drives (coats, food, toys, etc.) with community partners and source and create content for social and owned media (newsletters, annual reports, etc).

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and schedule posts for SVDP’s four social media platforms in accordance with SVDP’s social media calendar; source content, write language and find/design images
  • Identify neighbors and volunteers willing to share the story of their engagement with SVDP; arrange interviews and draft stories to be featured through SVDP’s different communication channels
  • Support fundraising and stewardship event coordination, from the initial, conceptual planning stage to day-of logistics
  • Manage the silent auction/raffle components of SVDP’s events: solicit donations of gift cards, experiences and items; develop communications for auction; package items; train volunteers
  • Create communications and signage for events, as needed; this may include communications through SVDP’s email marketing system and simple graphic design of signage for event
  • Serve as a main point of contact for select community partners who are supporting SVDP through a donation drive (to collect items like food, coats and personal care items for SVDP); facilitate logistics of these efforts
  • Support maintenance of SVDP’s WordPress website; including simple graphic design work, drafting copy and updating existing copy, as needed
  • Provide support and perform other duties as needed for the External Relations Team


  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced and fast-changing work environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with different constituencies
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and event planning
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and preferred proficiency with Canva or Adobe InDesign, WordPress and Constant Contact
  • High school or equivalent diploma required; associates or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Availability to work some event-related evenings and weekends

Physical Requirements: Job duties can primarily be performed from a desk using standard office equipment. Occasional requirement to lift items of 20 pounds for special events.

Interested applicants are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume & compensation expectations to Denise Jewell at djewell@SVDPcincinnati.org by September 22. No phone calls, please.

Thrift Stores and Donation Centers workers

We currently have openings for cashiers, stock clerks, warehouse workers, sales and assistant managers. You may apply in-person at your neighborhood St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store or fill out the Thrift Store Employment Application.

Apply Now!