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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.

We need you for our kitchen crew!

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Start: Mar 1, 2020 / End: Apr 11, 2020 / Location: Appalachian Kentucky

Love to cook? We need you! Every March and April, students travel to Kentucky to volunteer in Christian Appalachian Project’s alternative spring break program. They work incredibly hard to help make the homes of our participants safe, warm, and dry. You can help us make sure they have good home cooking to fuel them by… Read more »

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Skilled construction volunteers needed

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Start: Mar 1, 2020 / End: Apr 10, 2020 / Location: Appalachian Kentucky

We need volunteers skilled in construction for our WorkFest and YouthFest alternative spring break programs in March and April. Volunteers help to lead college and high school students in minor and major home repair projects for individuals and families in need. You’ll work hard, but you’ll be sure to make an impact on families in… Read more »

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Help Children and Families in Need!

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Start: Jan 23, 2020 / End: May 1, 2020 / Location: San Francisco, CA

Two case aides are needed to enhance the physical, socio-emotional, intellectual and spiritual growth of every person in their care at a San Francisco facility that offers family treatment, residential recovery, in-home services, and a pediatric clinic.

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Gain real-world work experience as a Catholic educator

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: San Francisco, CA

As a Vincentian Volunteer, you will join the faculty teaching team and will be responsible for teaching up to two courses including weekly enrichment classes, coaching basketball or volleyball throughout the year, supervising students at breaks and lunch, and providing accommodations to students with academic learning challenges. This is a great opportunity to gain employment… Read more »

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Be a Social-Justice Crusader!

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: San Francisco, CA

Work for social justice and help our homeless neighbors find refuge in our Church. The goals are to provide a clean, beautiful, quiet, and safe space for people to rest during the day and cultivate a sense of community among the homeless and a sense of understanding and shared responsibility in the broader community.

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Compassionate Educators Needed!

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: San Francisco, CA

A Teacher Aide, Therapeutic Shadow and VSC Development & Student Support are needed to provide a nurturing learning environment for children living in poverty. Volunteers must have a college degree, or related life/work experience and interest in education.

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Applications Open for Quaker Voluntary Service Fellows!

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, Portland (OR), and Minneapolis

Quaker Voluntary Service provides a fellowship opportunity for young adults (21-30 years old) to live in intentional community, explore their spirituality, and hold professional positions in organizations that aim to change unjust social structures. QVS Fellows receive support from local Quaker networks in each of the five cities in which Fellows live: Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia,… Read more »

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Placement in Education, Social Service, or Public and Clinical Health

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Program Timing: Ongoing / Location: Baltimore, MD or Richmond, VA

Live Compassionately. Receive and Offer Healing. Share in Liberation. Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry provides young adults with the opportunity to live the charism of the Sisters of Bon Secours and to receive this charism from those they serve. We offer volunteers the unique opportunity to serve within the Bon Secours Health System in the fields… Read more »

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Special Opportunity at Bethlehem University in Palestine

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Start: Jul 17, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: Bethlehem, Palestine

Serving at Bethlehem University to assist with tutoring and coordinating campus ministry events. Volunteers will live in an intentional community with Christian Brothers and participate in daily prayer and meals. At this time, we are only allowed to accept males for this opportunity. We are currently seeking 2 male volunteers. The program is 1 year…. Read more »

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Summer Service with LeaderworX!

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Start: Jun 3, 2020 / End: Aug 11, 2020 / Location: New Jersey

Looking for a summer opportunity to lead, serve, advocate, live in community, & practice your faith? Still in college or graduating in May? We have the perfect program for you – LeaderworX! Join us in Trenton, NJ for six or nine weeks this summer to be formed in leadership, faith, community, service, and social justice… Read more »

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MISSIONARIES WANTED FOR SPRING 2020

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Program Timing: As Soon As Possible / Location: Asia

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 justice. Help others encounter Christ through Bible studies, prayer groups, holy hour – happy hour, hikes, retreats, movie nights, feeding the homeless, and… Read more »

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Year of Service as FaithJustice Fellow

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Start: Sep 1, 2020 / End: Jun 8, 2020 / Location: Trenton, NJ

Interested in working for a non-profit, while living in intentional community with other recent graduates? Looking for a personalized year of service opportunity? Join us for the FaithJustice Fellowship in Trenton, NJ from in 2020! Gain real work experience in areas of social service, education, young adult ministry, or project management, while living in community… Read more »

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Become a Catholic Educator in San Francisco!

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

A Vincentian Volunteer will join the faculty teaching team and will be responsible for teaching up to two courses including weekly enrichment classes, coaching basketball or volleyball throughout the year, supervising students at breaks and lunch, and providing accommodations to students with academic learning challenges. This is a wonderful opportunity for a prospective volunteer to… Read more »

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Make a Difference in San Francisco!

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

As a Hospitality Monitor, the VSC West member would work at The Gubbio Project in San Francisco, which seeks to create a safe place for homeless neighbors who find refuge at St. Boniface Church and Gubbio at St. John the Evangelist. The goals of The Gubbio Project are to provide a clean, beautiful, quiet, and… Read more »

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Help young students acquire intellectual, social, physical and emotional skills!

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

The VSC West member will assist classroom teachers with general classroom duties including working with reading and math groups, working with students in small groups or individually. Our Lady of the Visitacion is located in the Visitacion Valley district, next to the largest housing project in San Francisco. This K to 8th grade school seeks… Read more »

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Spend a year providing outreach in San Francisco!

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

You will be working with the Program Director providing case aide support to the Case Managers in doing outreach to potential clients and in making referrals to other agencies for services outlined in client treatment plans at the Epiphany Center in San Francisco. The Epiphany Center offers family treatment, residential recovery, in-home services, and a… Read more »

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Help young students achieve success!

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

The Therapeutic Shadow volunteer will attend classes with a specific group of children and assist them with learning positive coping skills, and implement a positive behavior modification program catered to a child’s specific needs. The Therapeutic Shadow with work collaboratively with teachers and staff to accomplish mutual goals for the children in the classroom.

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Development & Student Support volunteer

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

As a VSC Development & Student Support volunteer, you will work under the mentorship of the Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator, coordinating fundraising events with the Parent Teacher Group and School Administration; assist with student clubs and groups; and provide support in the communications arena, among other areas.

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Social Studies Teacher

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

Social Studies Teacher is a full-time faculty position teaching several History or Social Science courses from the Social Studies curriculum at Sacred Heart Prep, which is dedicated to the intellectual and academic excellence of students, and strive to develop the unique talents and passions of each individual.

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Religious Studies Teacher

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Start: Aug 3, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: San Francisco, CA

Seeking a dynamic religious studies teacher with a strong theological background to teach in a variety of Religious Studies courses. Our Religious Studies curriculum integrates the U.S. Bishops Framework in thoughtful and developmentally appropriate ways. Our Religious Studies faculty engage our diverse student body through active learning, critical thinking, spiritual self-reflection, and vibrant co-curricular and… Read more »

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Jubilee Year in Los Angeles – Accepting Applications Now!

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Start: Aug 10, 2020 / End: Jul 30, 2021 / Location: Los Angeles

Jubilee Year is Accepting Applications now! A 2017 Service Year Alliance Program Impact Award recipient, Jubilee Year Los Angeles (JYLA) is empowering a generation of changemakers through a commitment to intentional service, community, and justice. JYLA, formerly the Episcopal Urban Intern Program, is one of the founding members of the Episcopal Service Corps and it… Read more »

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Nurse Volunteers Needed Abroad!

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Start: Feb 24, 2020 / End: Aug 31, 2020 / Location: Haiti, Peru, Kenya, Zambia and South Sudan

CMMB is an international NGO providing long-term, co-operative medical and development aid to communities affected by poverty and unequal access to healthcare. For over a century, CMMB has worked to strengthen and support communities through healthcare programs and initiatives, the distribution of medicines and medical supplies, and the placement of volunteers. CMMB’s Volunteer Program addresses… Read more »

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Public Health Professionals Needed Abroad!

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Start: Feb 24, 2020 / End: Aug 31, 2020 / Location: Haiti, Peru, Kenya, Zambia and South Sudan

CMMB is an international NGO providing long-term, co-operative medical and development aid to communities affected by poverty and unequal access to healthcare. For over a century, CMMB has worked to strengthen and support communities through healthcare programs and initiatives, the distribution of medicines and medical supplies, and the placement of volunteers. CMMB’s Volunteer Program addresses… Read more »

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Serve a Year in Appalachia: Positions starting January 2020

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Start: Jan 12, 2020 / End: Dec 19, 2020 / Location: Appalachian Kentucky

Are you ready to make 2020 your Service Year? Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) is seeking mission-driven individuals for our January cohort of One-Year Volunteers and AmeriCorps Members. Positions available in Education, Home Repair, Elderly Services, and Hunger and Poverty Relief. Whether you are a recent graduate, a retiree, or anywhere in between, at CAP you… Read more »

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Volunteer Physicians Abroad with CMMB!

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Start: Feb 24, 2020 / End: Aug 31, 2020 / Location: Haiti, Kenya, Zambia and South Sudan

CMMB is an international NGO providing long-term, co-operative medical and development aid to communities affected by poverty and unequal access to healthcare. For over a century, CMMB has worked to strengthen and support communities through healthcare programs and initiatives, the distribution of medicines and medical supplies, and the placement of volunteers. CMMB’s Volunteer Program addresses… Read more »

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Family Foster Care

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Start: Aug 17, 2020 / End: Jul 12, 2020 / Location: NYC

Good Shepherd Volunteers connects recent college graduates to one-year, full time volunteer opportunities serving women, children, and adolescents affected by poverty, violence, and neglect. Our volunteers live together in intentional community, gain real-life experience in their full-time site placements, receive valuable training and development, and grow personally from the experience. We currently have positions serving… Read more »

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Emmaus Farm Manager – Lewis County, Kentucky

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Start: Feb 1, 2020 / End: Not Applicable / Location: Vanceburg, Kentucky

We are currently seeking passionate people to join our staff in 2020. Farm Managers at Emmaus Farm serve as leaders for our retreat weeks for volunteer groups in rural Lewis County, Kentucky, help maintain the Farm property, interact with the Lewis County community in a variety of ways, and assume other roles and responsibilities as… Read more »

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