Ready to Serve?
With so many programs to choose from, how do you find the right one?
These resources will help you navigate through all the possibilities.
Search Volunteer Opportunities
With over 185 different programs in the Catholic Volunteer Network community – you have a wide variety of service opportunities to choose from. Our online database can help you sort through programs based on the criteria that is most important to you.
With thousands of volunteer opportunities,
RESPONSE 2019 is the most comprehensive guide for faith-based service!
Ready to Get Started?
Do you want to serve where your help is needed most urgently? Our programs post several Urgent Opportunities for prospective volunteers who are ready to get started. Check back frequently, as new opportunities are posted every week.
How Can I Help?
Faith-based service will help you grow in your faith, gain professional skills, and make an impact on the world. Begin your search for a volunteer opportunity today!
Resources for Volunteer Program Staff
In addition to promoting faith-based service, Catholic Volunteer Network also serves as a membership organization that provides support, training, networking, and a wide variety of resources to the staffs of our 185+ volunteer and mission programs.
For more information about membership in our network, please click here.
To renew your membership, click here.
Building connections with prospective volunteers
Our website and annual RESPONSE directory put programs in touch with thousands of people interested in faith-based service. Recruiters have the ability to connect with potential volunteers directly through our volunteer search portal.
Additionally, we provide information about volunteer recruitment events taking place all across the United States.
An Annual Gathering of Leaders in Service
The National Conference brings together volunteer program staff, campus personnel, and partners. A wide variety of keynote speakers, workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities provide resources and inspiration for all participants.
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Become a Member
Faith-based volunteer and mission programs are invited to join our network. Catholic Volunteer Network supports our 185+ member programs with volunteer management resources, training opportunities, recruitment assistance, and cost-savings brokered services. We also facilitate networking and collaboration amongst our members. We encourage you to reach out to us if you are interested in learning more about our program membership.
In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Lenten Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate… Read more »