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Volunteers Needed – Check Out these Urgent Opportunities

Do you want to serve where your help is needed most urgently? On this page, our programs post several Urgent Opportunities for prospective volunteers who are ready to get started. Browse through the list of placements to see if any of them speak to you. Check back frequently, as new Urgent Opportunities are posted every week.

A Year of Service in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Coraopolis, PA

Live in community with other volunteers in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Volunteer opportunities are numerous: after school programs, teaching children /teens/adults, tutoring, working with people with disabilities, working with migrants and refugees, neighborhood improvement, administrative help for community center, and other ministries are available.

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Service Year in Jacmel, Haiti

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Jacmel, Haiti

Spend a year accompanying your brothers and sisters in Jacmel, Haiti. In this land of oceans and waterfalls volutneers live in a secure house on the Felician Mission Compound in Jacmel, Haiti and are able to participate in a variety of ministries including: After School and Youth Programs, Mother/Infant Programs, Medical Missions, Neighborhood Outreach, and… Read more »

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HOMELESS YOUTH OUTREACH PROGRAM – $5,000 EDUCATION AWARD

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: St. Cloud, MN

Franciscan Community Volunteers in St. Cloud, MN is looking for long-term volunteers to serve as soon as possible to July 2020 in a Youth Transitional/Homeless Housing Program. The volunteer will work with assisting youth in skill building and increasing independence in their home and community while working with the staff to provide the youth with… Read more »

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YOUTH MENTORING AND PROGRAMMING – $5,000 EDUCATION AWARD

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: St. Cloud, MN

We are seeking young adults to be a long-term volunteers with the Franciscan Community Volunteers from January to July 2020 in the area of At-Risk Youth! After school programming at a local Boys and Girls Club offers community-based programming and mentoring for children and teens. These positions are eligible for an FCV Funded $5,000 education… Read more »

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Residential Core Team Member

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Dallas, Texas

In My Shoes is searching for strong, dedicated women with a passion for service to join our Residential Core Team and live in community with mothers and babies who are facing homelessness. The team member will be expected to commit to one year of service. During their year of service, all room and board is… Read more »

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Advertising Assistant: Sojourners Fellowship Program

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Washington, DC

The Sojourners’ Fellowship Program is a leadership development program dedicated to Christian discipleship, community, and vocation. Celebrating its 35-year history, program alumni have made a lasting impact on the social justice movement in the church, the United States, and around the world. Eight to ten participants are selected into the program each year. People from… Read more »

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Missionaries Wanted for Spring 2020

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Asia

Our formation/training program starts in the S.F. Bay Area January 24, 2020. Applications are due by December 3, 2019. Contact at [email protected] This unique 3-month program is intended to familiarize lay Catholics with the experience of missionary life in Asia. During your time in Asia, you will have the opportunity to engage in various short-term… Read more »

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SPIRITUS Missionary – Igniting Faith in Catholic Youth!

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Menasha

We are seeking passionate Catholics women, 20-29 years old, who want to ignite the faith in Catholic youth! SPIRITUS missionaries live in community, travel to schools and parishes throughout Wisconsin, and inspire 5,000+ youth in grades 2-12 through retreats, spiritual programs, and parish-based youth ministry internships. SPIRITUS missionaries come to Wisconsin and spend nine months… Read more »

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Youth Mentoring and Programming – $5,000 Education Award

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: St. Cloud, MN

We are seeking young adults to be a long-term volunteers with the Franciscan Community Volunteers from August 2019 (or negotiable) to July 2020 in the area of At-Risk Youth! After school programming at a local Boys and Girls Club offers community-based programming and mentoring for children and teens. These positions are eligible for an FCV… Read more »

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Homeless Youth Outreach Program – $5,000 Education Award

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: St. Cloud, MN

Franciscan Community Volunteers in St. Cloud, MN is looking for long-term volunteers to serve August 2019 to July 2020 in a Youth Transitional/Homeless Housing Program. The volunteer will work with assisting youth in skill building and increasing independence in their home and community while working with the staff to provide the youth with safe and… Read more »

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Serve in Peru!

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Start: Jan 13, 2020 / End: Dec 13, 2020 / Location: Chulucanas, Peru

The Augustinian Volunteers are looking for long-term volunteers to serve from January 2020 to December 2020 in Chulucanas, Peru! Chulucanas is a small town located in the Piura region in the northern part of Peru. Famous for exporting mangos, lemons, and pottery, it has a population of approximately 80,000 residents. The town of Chulucanas is… Read more »

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Asylee Navigator in Philadelphia

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Start: Aug 19, 2019 / End: Jun 28, 2020 / Location: Philadelphia, PA

The Augustinian Volunteers are looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2019 to June 2020. The AVs have an opening for someone to serve as an Asylee Navigator in Philadelphia, PA. The volunteer serves with the Asylee Outreach Project as an Asylee Navigator, providing initial assessment, information, and case management services to clients. He… Read more »

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Work with Elementary Aged Students

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Start: Aug 19, 2019 / End: Jun 28, 2020 / Location: Lawrence, MA

The Augustinian Volunteers are looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2019 to June 2020. The AVs have an opening for someone to serve as a substitute teacher in Lawrence, MA. The volunteer serves as a Substitute Teacher in all subjects, nursery through 8th grade. He or she also works with students from all… Read more »

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Campus Ministry Assistant

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Start: Aug 19, 2019 / End: Jun 28, 2020 / Location: Ventura, CA

The Augustinian Volunteers are looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2019 to June 2020. The AVs have an opening for someone to serve as a Campus Ministry Assistant at a high school in Ventura, CA. The volunteer works closely with the full-time campus minister to plan and execute retreats, service projects, liturgies, prayer… Read more »

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Refugee Resettlement Position: Healthcare Navigator

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Start: Aug 11, 2019 / End: Jul 31, 2020 / Location: Cleveland, OH

Cap Corps is looking to fill a vital role of Healthcare Navigator at Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services in Cleveland, OH. The Cap Corps Volunteer assists newly arrived refugees in their initial doctor’s appointment and accompanies them in caring for their medical needs. The Cap Corps Volunteer builds relationships with refugee clients and works… Read more »

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Dormitory Teacher

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Immediate opportunity available for volunteers for our dormitory to mentor and supervise young ladies that live in our maternity home. St. Gerard Campus is a safe-haven environment for pregnant teenage girls ( or recent mothers) where they may have their children living with them while attending an accredited high school. The position provides the volunteer… Read more »

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High School Aide

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Start: Aug 19, 2019 / End: Jul 17, 2020 / Location: Wickatunk, NJ

“Just Love” with a small but mighty volunteer program! Good Shepherd Volunteers offers year-long opportunities to serve women, teens, and children in a variety of social service agencies. Volunteers live in community with each other, receive a small stipend, and practice the 4 Tenets of GSV: social justice, community, spirituality, and simplicity. Our volunteers work… Read more »

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Middle School Social Studies and Religion Teacher

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Detroit, MI

Christ the King Catholic School, one of the four remaining Catholic elementary schools in the city of Detroit, has middle school social studies and religion placements available. From lesson planning and classroom management to grading and interacting with parents – this is a complete teaching experience. However, volunteers are highly supported by veteran mentor teachers… Read more »

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Short Term for Women Discerning

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Five northern counties of Mississippi (Tunica, Desoto, Marshall, Tate, Benton)

Come to rural Mississippi for a week and join with Catholic Sisters who offer guidance and discernment about Sisterhood while providing needed services to those in need.

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AmeriCorps and One Year Volunteer positions in Appalachian Kentucky (October start date)

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Mount Vernon, KY

Multiple opportunities are still available to join our October One-Year Volunteer and AmeriCorps orientation class. Spend a year serving in the issue areas of substandard housing, education, chronic poverty, hunger, aging in place, and much more. Benefits include modest stipend, intentional community with other volunteers (or living allowance if private housing is preferred), health insurance,… Read more »

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High School Social Studies (Geography) Teacher

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Start: Jul 22, 2019 / End: Not Applicable / Location: Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota

Red Cloud Indian School is seeking applicants for the 2019-2020 Red Cloud Volunteer Program cohort, specifically for the position of High School Social Studies Teacher. Position starts July 22, 2019 with volunteer orientation, and the school year begins in mid-August. Red Cloud Volunteers work for and with the Oglala Lakota people for justice in education… Read more »

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Communications and Graphic Design Associate Serving International Nonprofit

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Washington, D.C.

Franciscan Mission Service is currently accepting applications for the Communication and Graphic Design Associate for the program year 2019-2020. Use your writing and graphic design skills to raise awareness about FMS’ ministries and the ways volunteers and missioners are living a ministry of presence in the United States and abroad. By editing blog posts, creating… Read more »

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Activities Aide for Older Adults

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Philadelphia

Redeemer Ministry Corps is looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2019-July 2020. RMC is looking to fill a position to serve as an Activities Aide for Older Adults living in a nursing home. No clinical experience is needed. As an activities aide volunteers will be a part of a supportive, creative and fun… Read more »

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Denver Service Opportunities with Colorado Vincentian Volunteers

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Denver, CO

Colorado Vincentian Volunteers has a couple of openings in a variety of service sectors such as education, health care, homeless services, construction, case management, child care, employment training, and refugees. Experience a year of living in an intentional community with 9 other volunteers. Imagine a year that transforms and propels you into a more meaningful… Read more »

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Community Garden/Sustainability Coordinator

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Huntingdon Valley, PA

Redeemer Ministry Corps is looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2019-July 2020. RMC is looking to fill a position to serve as a Garden/Sustainability Coordinator. This position will involve contributing to the efforts of Redeemer Valley Farm in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Responsibilities will include crop planning/planting, coordinating Farm Markets, daily garden care, school… Read more »

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Patient Care Assistant Position

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Redeemer Ministry Corps is looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2019-July 2020. RMC is looking to fill a position to serve as a Patient Care Assistant at Holy Redeemer hospital. RMC provides the training to become a PCA, applicants just need to be CPR certified. As a PCA volunteers provide patients with basic… Read more »

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Find community across ability in Kansas City

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Kansas City, MO

Join an intentional community where relationship across difference is celebrated. L’Arche communities are places where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together in intentional community. We have immediate openings for live-in Assistants in Overland Park, near Kansas City, MO. Assistants provide direct care supports and skill building for those with intellectual disabilities with… Read more »

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Volunteer Teach in Honduras (Immediate start date)

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Honduras

BECA aims to provide its volunteers with a challenging, transformative experience that gives an in-depth understanding of grassroots international development, underserved Central American communities, bilingual teaching strategies, and community capacity building techniques. As a result, BECA teachers develop the skills and responsibilities to be effective teachers, communicators, and leaders. We are looking to fill the… Read more »

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