Employment & Internships

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Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network Member Programs and Partners:

Executive Assistant
Amigos de Jesús (Philadelphia)
Description: If you have a passion and genuine love for helping abandoned and abused children from around the world and have a sincere desire to make of difference in their lives you should consider the opportunity to apply for this position in our growing organization. 

For 20 years, Amigos de Jesús has served vulnerable children with a Christian attitude and desire to help the least of God's children. We are expanding our US office and are looking for an experienced executive assistant to help manage our complex operations. We run a children's home in the country of Honduras and provide educational support for children in Tanzania, Guyana and Argentina.
Our primary mission is in Honduras which is home to 135 children and school to over 200 kids. Our property sits on a beautiful 177 acres and consist of several homes, our school, chapel and farm. The role of the US operations is to provide financial and administrative support from our Huntingdon Valley, Pa location to the executive directors in Honduras as well as our other locations.

Qualifications: College degree or equivalent. 3 years of administrative experience. Be fluent in Spanish. Be humble, gracious and skilled in collaboration and communication. Knowledge of Outlook and MS office. Must be available on some nights and weekends for events throughout the year.
Minimal travel will be required. To apply, please send your résumé to phil@amigosdejesus.org

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Special Campaign Manager
Amigos de Jesús (Philadelphia)
Description: If you have a desire to work in an organization that helps abandoned and abused children from around the world and want to help them build relationships with donors in the US, you should consider this opportunity to make a difference in their lives.  

For 20 years, Amigos de Jesús has served vulnerable children with a Christian attitude and desire to help the least of God's children. We serve over 500 children in various countries and are looking for an experienced person to expand some of our successful fundraising programs including our sponsor a child program. We run a children's home in the country of Honduras for 140 children and provide educational support through our sponsorship programs to children in Tanzania, Guyana and Argentina. The role of the US office is to provide financial and administrative support from our Hatboro, Pa. location to our directors in Honduras and other locations around the world.

Qualifications: College degree or equivalent. 3 years of non profit experience. Strong knowledge of MS office. Experience with Salesforce for nonprofits a plus, but not required. Be detailed oriented, organized and good communicator. Must be available on occasional nights and weekends to support some of our events. Spanish fluency is helpful but not a requirement.

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DOOR Operations Coordinator
DOOR (Chicago, IL)

DescriptionThe DOOR Operations Coordinator (OC) supports five high performing City Directors and an effective and collaborative Executive Director - this role is the lynchpin in the organization’s success. The OC is the first contact for all applicants, creating a positive experience and smooth registration process. This means our participants feel welcome, trust that details are right, and that communication is exceptional. The OC oversees all administrative systems, information technology, and human resources support. The OC works to nurture and support our donor base, a group of individuals who deeply believe in the values and mission of DOOR and give generously of their time and finances. The OC collaborates with our local and national boards.
QualificationsAt least 2-4 years of successful program organizational and data management experience. Bachelor’s degree required. A commitment to diversity and inclusion. Strong writing, editing, and presentation skills are a must, as this person will represent DOOR both locally and nationally. Microsoft Office proficiency; experience in managing and using client databases a must. Grant writing experience. A personal Christian faith that includes a deep love for justice and inclusion of all people.
For more information about this position, please click here.
Program Director

Description: The CKSC is a community of volunteers that live in community while serving the people of Detroit at a number of human services agencies. CKSC members work in schools, soup kitchens, community centers and human service organizations. Volunteers commit to living a life based on the three pillars of Faith, Service & Simplicity.
The Program Director reports to the Board President (or designee) and will have responsibility for recruitment and placement of new volunteers, community life, grant writing and finances. The Program Director will be supported by a committed and active Board of Directors, including committees for Placement & Recruitment, Community Life, Finance & Development.
Qualifications: High level of integrity. Strong commitment to faith development, service to others and simple living. Bachelor's Degree or higher. Able to work independently. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to work with or learn a variety of software, including spreadsheets, simple databases, graphic design and bookkeeping packages. Available to travel to various recruiting events throughout the year (approximately 12-20 days per year). Experience in faith-based service preferred. Experience in community living preferred. Experience in urban service and/or living preferred.
For more information about this position, please click here.
Executive Director
From Mission to Mission (Flexible Location)
Description: The FMTM Board is seeking a new Executive Director for From Mission to Mission. The Executive Director (ED) is the principal facilitator of all FMTM programming. Working with the Board of Directors, facilitators, and a future Associate Director (AD), the ED works to deliver the mission of the From Mission to Mission organization.
Qualifications: Thoroughly committed to the role of mission in our world today as it serves to meet the needs of both the marginalized and those who seek to attend to their needs; Previously served in mission, international or domestic, for 2 years or more; Demonstrated leadership abilities; A bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a mission-related area of study; Mission-driven and a sound understanding of what mission is in today’s world; Proven ability to work independently; Well organized, a self-starter and excellent time management abilities; Experience working on or with a non-profit board of directors; Excellent organizational management skills, including financial management; Excellent interpersonal skills and a persuasive and passionate communicator.
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Communications Associate
Red Cloud Indian School (Pine Ridge, SD)

Description: The mission of Red Cloud Indian School, Inc. (RCIS), a Catholic institution administered by the Jesuits and the Lakota people, is to develop and grow as a vibrant Church, through an education of the mind and spirit that promotes the values of the Lakota culture.
RCIS includes two elementary schools, a high school, The Heritage Center, and ten churches on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota. By integrating both Lakota culture and heritage with spiritual beliefs and practices from the Lakota and Catholic traditions, RCIS aims to educate both the mind and the heart of its students, parishioners, and staff, creating leaders of tomorrow with competence, conscience, and compassion
The Communications Associate is an integral part of the communications team at Red Cloud Indian School. S/he is responsible for maintaining and updating Red Cloud's website, e-newsletter, and social media channels regularly in order to engage key audiences in the community and across the country. The Communications Associate will work with the Director of Communications to develop Red Cloud's editorial calendar and support the writing and editing on articles and profiles to share key institutional news. S/he leads the work of coordinating with staff and students across campus to identify compelling stories to include in communications materials. S/he will also update and main Red Cloud's media lists and help to facilitate visits by members of the press.
For more information about this position including qualifications and instructions for applying, please click here.
Program Coordinator
NPH Seattle Institute (Seattle, WA)
Mission: The mission of this program is to continue Father Wasson's legacy by developing a future generation of leaders for our NPH homes. Our curriculum is based on principles of service leadership and grounded in our NPH philosophy. The small size of the program offers the capacity to engage in challenging and rigorous personal and group work, as well as the ability to adapt to the needs of each student.
Description: The Program Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the leadership program in Seattle. They facilitate all aspects of the program, striving for personal growth and transformation of each participant during and after their time in Seattle. They engage the students through a wide variety of learning experiences and opportunities accompanied by individual and group reflection.
Qualifications: The applicant has lived in one of the NPH homes for a period of no less than six consecutive months OR lived in a country in Latin America or the Caribbean for a period of 12 consecutive months. The applicant has experienced her/his own personal growth; and is willing and able to help others in their own process of growth. The applicant is willing and able to talk about their own process and why personal formation is critical to leadership Demonstrated ability to coach, counsel, teach, encourage, challenge, and comfort - and to know which skill is needed when. Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills and dedication to continual growth in intercultural competence.

For complete job description, please click here. For complete instructions on how to apply, please click here.
Site Leader

Description: The Site Leader will supervise and guide the BSVM volunteer community in Baltimore to fully engage in the charism of the Sisters of Bon Secours in order to fulfill Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry’s mission of creating “transformation through service with others.” In support of this mission, the Site Leader will lead the development of the volunteers’ intentional community, the development of the volunteer ministries, and the development of volunteer discernment and professional growth. This is a full-time position based in Baltimore and Marriottsville, MD with some travel to Richmond, VA.

Qualifications: Required - Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Sociology, Education, Psychology/Human Development, or related field; A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in a ministry position, education position, or student life; Minimum of 3 years working with young adults; Understanding or willingness to understand the mission of BSVM and the Congregation of Bon Secours; Understanding of Catholic Social Teaching; Ability to relate to diverse populations; Proven track record of relationship building, with the ability to work with, as well as communicate effectively (verbal, written, interpersonal) with, all professional levels; Demonstrate high degree of initiative and autonomy with ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Preferred - Master’s Degree in one of the fields listed above; 1-2 years of experience living and serving in an intentional, Christian community similar to BSVM or another full-time service program/volunteer corps such as Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Mercy Corps, and Lutheran Volunteer Corps; Teaching experience; Demonstrated experience in a health care setting

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Program Administrator
Description: At each of BECA's three school sites, one Program Administrator is hired to play a key leadership role within the school both on behalf of the volunteer team and on behalf of the Honduran School Director and Partners. The primary role of the Program Admin is to work as a liaison between BECA volunteer teachers and the Honduran staff at the school, both in logistical matters like calendar and staff meetings, and in cultural matters like assisting with event-planning for school holidays and supporting collaboration between a culturally-diverse staff. Additionally, the Administrator is responsible for overseeing and running the school scholarship program, which helps provide access to higher-level education to families from a wide variety of economic backgrounds within the community. For these reasons, the Administrator must be fluent in both Spanish and English, and feel comfortable speaking publicly, engaging in school board meetings, and having professional conversations with parents, teachers, and other staff in both languages. The highlight of this job is the "genuine" nature of the experience: seeing our students succeed in the classroom, getting to know students and their families, immersing one's self in Honduran culture.
Qualifications: A commitment to BECA's mission and a dedication to social justice. No fewer than 2 years experience in nonprofit management and/or education. Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills (experience living in Latin America is preferred). Ability to manage a large team and solve problems in collaboration with In-Country Director and School Administrators. Capacity to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Experience working in schools or with children (coordinating academic programs and supervising teachers is preferred). Willingness to operate in a low-resource environment under challenging living conditions. Bachelor's degree (Education, Nonprofit Management, or related field is preferred.
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Admissions Coordinator
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (Baltimore, MD)
Description: Serving as a member of the Admissions team, the Admissions Coordinator (AC) ensures that incoming Jesuit Volunteers are screened and placed at partner agencies each year. The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for meeting goals identified by their manager in the context of screening & placement. The Admissions Coordinator supports the screening & placement of volunteers during the spring, as well as the screening & placement needs of partner agencies throughout the fall and spring. This includes training screeners, corresponding with placement site partners, and matching applicants with prospective placements. The Admission Coordinator will ultimately be responsible for accepting, declining, or ref erring applicants to other opportunities. Not only does the Admissions Coordinator match the right candidate with the right position, but they also monitor applicants needs as they relate to city/housing accommodations, such as access to specific resources
, accessibility needs, and other desired preferences. Along with the Admissions Manager, the Admissions Coordinator will analyze, evaluate, and review screening & placement processes. The Admissions Coordinator will track important applicant data and prepare evaluative reports during the work seasons (application and screening). Reporting to the Admissions Manager (AM), this role has a close working relationship with the other ACs, Recruitment staff, other managers, such as the Program Managers and Program Coordinators (PC),
development and finance. The job involves visits to other offices, universities, agencies, and occasional retreats.
Qualifications: Experience working with young adults. Experience with group facilitation and conflict management. Familiarity with JVC and commitment to the overall mission. Good interpersonal skills and comfort with various constituencies. Ability to multi-task and work both individually and as part of a team. Flexible, ability to adjust to changing circumstances. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Familiarity with Roman Catholic Theology, particularly in the areas of service and justice. Personal experience of and comfort with Ignatian Spirituality.
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Recruitment Manager
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (Baltimore, MD)
Description: Serving as a member of the Communications/Alumni Relations team, the Recruitment Manager (RM) is responsible for recruiting volunteers (PJVs) for the domestic and international program. The position is responsible for ensuring that enough qualified and willing volunteers are recruited on an annual basis to satisfy the demand for the available one and two year commitments. 
The RM is responsible for designing and implementing a plan to recruit as many volunteers as required for any given year. The plan ensures that the number of PJVs per year increases both in number and diversity. JVC recruitment currently targets colleges and universities, ensuring that relationships with partner schools are sustained and nurtured and that new relationships with colleges and universities are initiated. While this will remain the primary focus of the RM's work, the RM will develop additional and alternative methods of, and targets for, recruitment. There are currently 260 placements in the Domestic Program and between 20 and 24 placements in the International Program.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree with a major in a relevant field. At least 3-5 years of experience working full-time in admissions or recruitment. Familiarity with information technology and design of surveys. Demonstrated intercultural competency and experience working across cultures. Good interpersonal skills and comfort with various constituencies. Ability to multi-task and manage a team with a range of responsibilities. Strong written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with Roman Catholic Theology, particularly in the areas of service and justice.
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Multiple Openings

The following positions are currently open at Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Interested individuals, with an understanding of and passion for mission, are encouraged to download and read the entire position description. Qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resumé to Barb Banovich-Mroz, Director/Human Resources at hr@mklm.org, by the deadlines listed below.
Communications Director: Maryknoll Lay Missioners (MKLM) seeks a Communications Director to set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate MKLM's mission. Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, this highly visible management position is responsible for broadening MKLM's visibility in the Catholic and secular arenas. The Communications Director works cross-functionally to curate inspiring narratives of mission; produce and disseminate all marketing communications materials, including donor, program and brand-building collateral; build awareness of mission and MKLM through strategic digital marketing, public relations, and events; oversee MKLM's branding and image; oversee the management of the MKLM website and other digital medium; and administer and enhance the organization's digital asset management (DAM) tool.  Application deadline:  June 30, 2018.
For more information, review the entire position description by clicking here.
Mission Advancement Director: Maryknoll Lay Missioners (MKLM) seeks a Mission Advancement Director to envision, execute and amplify the organization's development and fundraising strategy. Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, this highly visible management position will envision and develop a robust development and fundraising strategy; tightly integrate and direct the Annual Fund; identify and target philanthropic prospects that include foundations, corporations, and individuals interested in supporting MKLM; nurture and cultivate all levels of philanthropic relationships; develop and mobilize resources for comprehensive planned-giving and grant-funding programs; provide supervision and leadership for a team of 5; and oversee and integrate US Church Relations outreach. Application deadline:  July 15, 2018.
For more information, review the entire position description by clicking here.
Lutheran Volunteer Corps (Washington, DC)
Description: LVC is a national volunteer service program that places volunteers in full-time service positions at social-justice organizations throughout the U.S. for one to two years. All LVC volunteers are encouraged to live into LVC's core spiritual practices of living simply and sustainably in intentional community while serving the cause of peace with justice. LVC places a particular emphasis on understanding how racism, oppression, and privilege contribute to ongoing injustice in our society. It also explores the role that spirituality plays in inspiring and sustaining work in the quest for peace with justice.

Qualifications: Strong personal commitment to the mission of LVC. Bachelor's degree. Ability to articulate how Lutheranism and the Lutheran tradition informs and shapes LVC's core values and practices. Experience working in and leading an interfaith workplace with interfaith constituencies. 10 years of executive director or program management experience. Significant experience in social justice work and commitment to social justice, community development, and simple, sustainable living. Significant experience with anti-racism/anti-oppression work; working analysis of racism and oppression and a demonstrated application of this analysis. Strong fiscal management skills, including budget creation and management, with proven track record of positive net income results. Experience working with a variety of church structures, customs, and constituents.
For more information about this position, please click here.
Recruiting Coordinator,
DescriptionPULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) seeks a high-energy individual able to coordinate PULSE program and help develop a small-sized nonprofit organization as it grows. This position is a unique opportunity to play a vital role in a dynamic, vibrant non-profit with a track record of success, proven impact model, strong mission, staff and board.
PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh.  PULSE invites talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.  Over the last twenty-four years, PULSE has invited about 300 young adults to partner with over 125 nonprofits, contributing some 450,000 hours of service to the city and its residents.  To learn more about PULSE, visit us at http://www.pulsepittsburgh.org

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. 1-3 years of experience in recruiting, outreach, community organizing or other related fields. Ability to inspire and lead young adults. Ability to communicate with a variety of constituent groups. Ability to work independently and multitask. Willingness to leverage personal and professional networks. Flexible schedule, including the ability to work some evenings and weekends. Passion and commitment to the mission and values of PULSE. Ability to promote the PULSE program effectively and build relationships. Strong commitment to the organization's success. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills. Self-motivated. Good spokesperson and representative of the PULSE program.

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Program Director
KNOM Radio Mission (Nome, AK)
Description: KNOM Radio Mission in Nome, Alaska, the oldest Catholic radio station in the United States, is hiring for a full-time Program Director to coordinate and oversee all of KNOM's broadcast programming and to supervise the station's on-air talent. 
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required, and 5 years of professional broadcasting experience is preferred. The position is open until filled. 

For more information about this position, please click here.

Internship Opportunities:

Catholic Volunteer Network offers internship opportunities to students to complement and enhance their learning objectives while obtaining practical experience in a professional office setting. The intern in this role may be eligible to earn academic credit; requirements for supervision or evaluation should be discussed at the time of interview. Travel stipends will be provided.

Catholic Volunteer Network - Internship Opportunities

Students in the Washington, DC area are invited to apply for our internship opportunities! Students with coursework in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Religious Studies/Theology, or other related fields will gain valuable experience helping to working as an integral part of the Catholic Volunteer Network National Office team. The CVN staff works with students to design internships that maximize each one's interests, talents, and learning objectives. We offer flexible time commitments throughout the year and pay a stipend whenever possible. 

Past interns have worked on projects such as:

  • Marketing: social media, graphic design, publication editing, writing of original content for newsletters and blogs. 
  • Promotions: assisted with the coordination of mailings and promotional campaigns. 
  • Event planning: assisted in the logistics for national conferences and workshops, local events, and alumni gatherings. 
  • Development/Fundraising: donor research, grant writing, and fundraising campaigns.
  • Much more!

Spring 2018 - Comminications Internship: During the Spring 2018 semester, Catholic Volunteer Network is seeking a skilled Communications Intern to assist in a few upcoming endeavors including the development and rollout of a new website and the creation of a Strategic Communications Plan. Qualified applicants will have the unique opportunity to cultivate their communications and design skills while also playing an important role in these major projects that have a national impact. Click here to view the position description. 

Insterested applicants should send their resume to Katie Mulembe at kmulembe@catholicvolunteernetwork.org.

Short-Term or Summer Volunteers: Handled on a case-by-case basis. Stipend and housing capabilities are limited. For short-term positions, please contact at least one month prior to service.


This Job Board is reserved for paid positions within Catholic Volunteer Network and our member programs only. In addition to this service, we also have a weekly Job Bank email that we send to over 2,000 volunteer alumni. The Job Bank includes these positions, along with others in the fields of social services, non-profit, church ministry, development, and national service. To learn more about the opportunity to advertise your positions with us, please contact Mike McCormick at mmccormick@catholicvolunteernetwork.org. Volunteers and alumni who wish to register to receive this weekly job bank can do so by clicking here.