Vision & purpose

At Sacred Heart Mission we work towards achieving a common purpose and shared values.
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Everyone is welcome at our table.

Every day of the year, Sacred Heart Mission assists hundreds of people who are experiencing homelessness or disadvantage to find shelter, food, care and support.

Our purpose

To end homelessness, deep disadvantage and social exclusion by building people’s capacity and promoting fairer and more inclusive communities and service systems.

Our vision

An inclusive and fair society where everyone can live a fulfilling life.

Our values


  • We value people as they are and treat everyone with respect.
  • We greet others with a smile and introduce ourselves.
  • We show genuine interest in other people.


  • We give everyone an opportunity to share their ideas, opinions and feedback and we listen to what people say.
  • We support each other to succeed and join up for the common good.
  • We actively participate in the life of Sacred Heart Mission.


  • We make time to understand and support people’s individual needs.
  • We communicate with each other in a positive, helpful and compassionate manner.
  • We listen deeply and never assume that we know what is best for others.


  • We make decisions that are true to our vision and purpose.
  • We are honest in what we say and do.
  • We keep our promises and fulfill the tasks we are expected to do.


  • We look for new ways to solve problems and improve how we work.
  • We speak up when things are not right to achieve better outcomes.
  • We take responsibility for our actions and accept when we are wrong.
Interested in joining the team?

If you’re looking for a job that rewards you for helping others, a career with Sacred Heart Mission might be just what you’ve been looking for.