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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.

Full Time Missionary in NYC

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Bronx, NY

LAMP Catholic Ministries is looking for US men and women volunteers between the ages of 24-45 years of age to join us this fall as full time missionaries. We offer lay adults the opportunity to deepen their faith through a 1-2 year committed time of service, community, and prayer working with the materially poor in… Read more »

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Donor Services Assistant

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

Sojourners Fellowship Program has an unexpected opening in its 2020-21 cohort, starting immediately. The Donor Services Assistant manages over 2,000 monthly donors who are part of our Sustainers Circle program and provides online and phone assistance to all other regular donors. This fellow also helps coordinate online appeals, manages donor records in Raisers Edge, and… Read more »

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Heart’s Home Missionary

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Based in Brooklyn, Ny - Placements in Central and South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe

Heart’s Home USA is looking for volunteers for the year 2020-2021. We have an upcoming training in September for all of the U.S. volunteers. The mission of Heart’s Home is to offer a “ministry of presence” to those who suffer the most – those who are poor, lonely, abandoned, sick, disabled, elderly, imprisoned, or ignored…. Read more »

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LOOKING FOR MISSIONARIES FOR SPRING 2021

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Start: Jan 22, 2021 / End: May 24, 2021 / Location: ASIA

Program Timing: Spring Mission Experience 2021 is January 23-May 23, 2021. Application Deadline: December 3, 2020 Program: Saint Francis Xavier Lay Missionary Society Come share the joy of the Gospel in Asia! We are a Catholic lay mission that serves in different regions of Asia through a diverse ministry of evangelization, faith formation, and social… Read more »

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Social Justice Coordinator

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Baltimore, Maryland

A Mercy Volunteer is needed as a social justice coordinator at St. Francis of Assisi parish, coordinating social justice ministry in both the school and the parish through the school’s curriculum, parish activities, and community outreach. St. Francis of Assisi is a Catholic church and school that serves Northeast Baltimore. A hallmark of the parish… Read more »

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Homeless Outreach

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Sacramento, California

A Mercy Volunteer is needed to serve as a Service Center Coordinator with Loaves & Fishes at Friendship Park. The volunteer will be part of a team working to provide survival services to people experiencing homelessness in Sacramento, meeting needs both physical and spiritual. Duties would include but not be limited to overseeing the day-to-day… Read more »

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Community Health Nurse

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A Registered Nurse is needed at Pittsburgh Mercy to serve with Mercy Volunteer Corps. Operation Safety Net (OSN) is Pittsburgh Mercy’s award-winning medical and social service program for the unsheltered homeless population in Allegheny County. Operation Safety Net strives to address the circumstances that undermine the mental and physical health of persons served by creating… Read more »

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Education Outreach

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A Mercy Volunteer is needed to coordinate youth outreach programing for literacy. Reading is FUNdamental provides children with access to self-selected books, creates positive environments that motivate children to develop a life-long love of reading, and engages families in literacy practices in the home. Their research-based programs work to bridge the local literacy gap. Some… Read more »

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Physical or Occupational Therapist

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Baltimore, Maryland

A Mercy Volunteer is needed to serve as a Physical or Occupational Therapist at Mery Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Mercy Medical Center is a community hospital located in downtown Baltimore where a diverse population is served. The campus includes a state-of-the-art, 300-bed patient tower. Mercy Medical Center is one of the few hospitals in… Read more »

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Program and Activities Coordinator

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Baltimore, Maryland

A Mercy Volunteer is needed to serve as an activities and program coordinator at Stella Maris for long term care residents who are ill or aging. In this role, the volunteer will engage the residents in quality of life activities as well as build individual relationships through daily visits. Stella Maris provides the following services… Read more »

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Advocacy & Community Organizing

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Baltimore, Maryland

A Mercy Volunteer is needed to serve external community stakeholders of Health Care for the Homeless (community organizations – faith-based and non-faith-based, coalitions, hospital and university institutions, etc.), staff, and agency clients. Health Care for the Homeless offers pediatric and adult medical care, behavioral health services, social work and case management, substance use treatment, dental… Read more »

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Campus Minister in Ventura, CA

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Start: Aug 30, 2020 / End: Jun 26, 2021 / Location: Ventura, CA

Augustinian Volunteers are looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2020 to June 2021. The AVs have openings for those seeking a unique opportunity to serve in Campus Ministry in our Ventura, CA community. The volunteer(s) serves in various capacities depending on the service placement: Villanova Preparatory School: The volunteer serves as a Campus… Read more »

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Paraprofessional in Lawrence, MA

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Start: Aug 30, 2020 / End: Jun 26, 2021 / Location: Lawrence, MA

Augustinian Volunteers are looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2020 to June 2021. The AVs have openings for those seeking a unique opportunity to serve as a Paraprofessional in a Catholic elementary school in Lawrence, MA. The volunteer serves as a Paraprofessional, assisting teachers with daily activities including “circle time,” preparing and facilitating… Read more »

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Nurse serving the homeless in San Diego, CA

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Start: Aug 30, 2020 / End: Jun 26, 2021 / Location: San Diego, CA

Augustinian Volunteers are looking for long-term volunteers to serve from August 2020 to June 2021. The AVs have openings for those seeking a unique opportunity to combine their passion of service with their skills of nursing. The volunteer(s) will be placed at our service site St. Vincent de Paul Village Family Health Center in San… Read more »

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Protection Counselor at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Washington, DC

About Franciscan Mission Service: Franciscan Mission Service (FMS) is a nonprofit organization that provides Catholic women and men the opportunity to serve in solidarity with economically marginalized communities around the world. FMS trains, sends, and supports lay Catholics to serve others in a way that is respectful of cultural and religious differences. About the DC… Read more »

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SERVICE ACCESS TEAM MEMBER- FATHER MCKENNA CENTER POSITION

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

About Franciscan Mission Service: Franciscan Mission Service (FMS) is a nonprofit organization that provides Catholic women and men the opportunity to serve in solidarity with economically marginalized communities around the world. FMS trains, sends, and supports lay Catholics to serve others in a way that is respectful of cultural and religious differences. About the DC… Read more »

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Ministry Volunteer in Baltimore or Richmond

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Start: Jun 24, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: Baltimore, MD or Richmond, VA

Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry is an extension of the work of the Sisters of Bon Secours in the United States for over 150 years. You may be wondering what “bon secours” means; well, it translates to “good help.” Through our volunteer ministry, we provide “good help” to those in need. BSVM is a full-time, year-long… Read more »

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Project Coordinator for NeXt Level Program

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Trenton, NJ

Join us for a year of service through the FaithJustice Fellowship. Live in intentional community in Trenton, NJ while working full time as a NeXt Level Project Coordinator at the Center for FaithJustice. NeXt Level is a grant funded project implemented in Catholic parishes across NJ designed to empower youth as agents of change and… Read more »

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College Campus Minister/Parish Youth Minister

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Start: Sep 1, 2020 / End: Jun 4, 2021 / Location: Trenton, NJ

Join us for a year of service through the FaithJustice Fellowship. Live in intentional community in Trenton, NJ while working full time at a local Catholic parish as the Campus Minister to Rider University and youth minister at the parish. All Fellows receive housing, a monthly stipend, transportation reimbursement, spiritual direction, health insurance (if needed),… Read more »

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