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Positions at Catholic Volunteer Network:

Recruitment Associate

Description:  Former volunteers who love to travel and talk about their service experience are encouraged to apply for our Recruitment Associate positions! These positions involve visiting campuses in major cities all across the United States to promote volunteer opportunities to college students with CVN member programs. Recruiters are an integral part of the CVN team, and will have the opportunity to support additional initiatives such as our alumni outreach, social media engagement, and anti-racism work. The positions will run from August - March. While not on the road, Recruitment Associates are based in the CVN office in Takoma Park, MD (just outside of Washington, DC).

Qualifications: Must have successfully completed at least one term of service with a CVN member program; Bachelor’s degree or related experience; Good communication skills, both written and oral; Spanish language skills are preferred; Demonstrated commitment to social justice, especially racial justice concerns; Familiarity with the Catholic Church and comfort participating in faith sharing, prayer services, and Mass; Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, social media outlets, and Google Drive. Design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus; Excellent organizational skills; Public speaking experience; Networking skills; Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel frequently. Deadline for applications is May 6th.

Please click here for a full job description. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Katie Mulembe, Application deadline has been extended to Wednesday, May 27th. No phone calls please.

Please scroll down for internship opportunities.

Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network member programs:

Program and Communications Assistant
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Description: JVC NW is hiring a Program and Communications Assistant to begin in June 2015. This position will support the administrative and communication needs of theJVC Northwest Programs, with special attention to the needs of the Jesuit Volunteer Program, the Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps Program, and JVC Northwest recruitment and marketing efforts. This position offers a great opportunity to gain experience with program support, communications, marketing, and database management.

Qualifications: JVC Northwest is seeking a person with a commitment to the mission and values of JVC Northwest; excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills; ability to meet the public in a friendly and open way and to communicate effectively with diverse people; and demonstrated ability to work with many details and maintain a system of quality control. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook is required; Skill in, or ability to learn quickly programs such as WordPress, Constant Contact, and ResultsPlus; ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment; flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances; and willingness to participate in staff community.  Office experience of at least one year is desired. Former Jesuit Volunteer, AmeriCorps member or other national service participant preferred.  Bachelors degree preferred.  Experience with design of print and online marketing materials is a plus.

To apply, contact JVC Northwest at for job description and application information.
Guatemala Volunteer Coordinator
Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos

Description: NPH Guatemala seeks a Volunteer Coordinator to lead its program of international volunteers working to fulfill NPH's mission in Guatemala. The Coordinator's primary role is to provide direct support and supervision to the international volunteers in order to maximize their effectiveness for the benefit of the children of NPH. The Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating the volunteers' entire experience, beginning at the application process and continuing throughout their year(s) of service. The Coordinator will collaborate with the National Director to select ideal volunteers and continually monitor their year(s) of service to ensure their effectiveness as high-level professionals, compassionate role models, and committed members of the NPH family. The Coordinator will ensure that NPH Guatemala's program aligns with standards and practices in other NPH homes and will manage effective communication with/among volunteers, volunteers' direct supervisors, directors, and the international NPH community as required.

Qualifications: University diploma or higher; Fluent English and Spanish; Minimum 6 months experience working in developing countries; Current or previous experience as NPH volunteer with exceptional performance; Demonstrated commitment to NPH values, philosophy, and mission; Strong oral and written communication skills across diverse audiences and disciplines; Knowledge of mediation and conflict resolution processes; Strong record of collaboration to meet organizational objectives; Cultural awareness and ability to generate respect from diverse populations; Passion for youth and adolescent development; Ability to model participation for children in physical activities, such as chores, activities and sports; Ability and openness to work more than 40 hours per week, including availability and presence during weekends and evenings.
Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter addressing how the applicant fulfills the position's requirements with "Application: Volunteer Coordinator" in the subject line to Christopher Hoyt - and Avriel Burlot - Qualified candidates will be approached for interviews.
Community Coordinator – New York, Pennsylvania, and Pacific West
Mercy Volunteer Corps

Description: This full-time position based in Buffalo, NY or Pittsburgh, PA is highly collaborative and involves travel.  The Community Coordinator works with a team to recruit, select, place and support volunteers for this National and International Volunteer Program.  The coordinator supports and challenges full-time volunteers living in communities and serving with people who are economically poor and marginalized in society.

Qualifications: Bachelor or higher degree; Competent in technology and project management; At least one year of post graduate service experience and/or experience in social activism, pastoral ministry and/or counseling, spiritual growth development, community building, retreat planning and working with diverse peoples; High level of organizational skills with a flexible attitude; Self-motivated, able to work independently, and also able to collaborate with a team performing similar job functions throughout the country.
For more information about this position, please click here.
In-Country Director
Description: A Catholic volunteer and mission immersion program operating in Guayaquil, Ecuador is seeking a full-time In-Country Director to manage its program in country. Responsibilities include: providing effective orientation, support and formation to 13-15 one year young adult volunteers; overseeing the facilitation of 20-25 week long immersion retreats; managing Ecuadoran staff, finances, and property.
Qualifications: Relevant experience and educational background required, including faith motivation and highly proficient in Spanish. Competitive compensation based on qualifications, includes health insurance and travel stipends. Will consider married couple who can job share. 
For more information about this position, please click here.


Central American Mission Coordinator
Description: The Volunteer Missionary Movement (VMM-USA) is seeking to fill the role of Central American Mission Coordinator (CAMC) in both Nicaragua and El Salvador. This position represents, supports, and builds relationships between the US office, the Volunteer Missioners (VMs) and Project Partners (PPs) through regular visits, activities, and correspondence.
Qualifications: Be committed to and support the mission of VMM; Be a person of deep spirituality and conviction; Possess excellent interpersonal skills; Be well organized; Have a Bachelor’s degree in related field; Have at least five years experience of living and working with a non-profit organization in Central America; Be an effective communicator; Be well organized, able to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively; Be fluent in Spanish; Be able to attend annual retreat and travel to the U.S. at least once a year; Be willing to work as an independent contractor. Time commitment is 10-15 hours per month.
Interested applicants that possess the above experience and skills are encouraged to apply by sending a resume and cover letter with salary expectations to: Vic Doucette,
Community Assistant
Description: The Community Assistant at Franciscan Outreach will be responsible for ensuring a safe, clean, and peaceable living environment for our Volunteer community, which resides on-site at the Marquard Center in separate living quarters.  The Community Assistant will live in intentional community with 11-13 volunteers.    
Qualifications: We are seeking a mature, responsible, and socially-committed individual with previous experience working with young adults in a counseling/campus ministry or related role.  Applicants should feel confident engaging, confronting and mentoring young adults while maintaining professional boundaries.  Previous experience in post-grad volunteer program and intentional community highly preferred.  Familiarity with issues of homelessness or experience working in homeless social-services is definitely a plus.  Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.  Must be able to pass a background check.
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 - Outreach and Engagement Intern

Undergraduate students in the Washington, DC area are invited to apply for our Outreach and Engagement Internship! Students with coursework in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Religious Studies/Theology, or other related fields will gain valuable experience helping to share the stories of CVN volunteers through the development of articles and blogs, social media engagement, and resource development. Click here to see the full job description.

Insterested applicants should send cover letter, writing sample, and resume to Katie Mulembe at

Catholic Volunteer Network - Development Intern

Undergraduate or graduate students in the Washington, DC area are invited to apply for our Development Internship position. This position supports the programs of Catholic Volunteer Network through grant research and assistance with fundraising activities. Students with courework in Communications, Business, Marketing, or a related field will gain valuable experience in supporting a non-profit organization through fundraising and development. Click here to see the full job description.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, writing sample, and resume to Alyssa Sickle at

Catholic Volunteer Network - Government Affairs Intern

Undergraduate students in the Washington, DC area are invited to apply for our Government Affairs Internship! Students with coursework in Government, Communications, Public Policy, or related fields will gain valuable experience communicating the impact of CVN member programs with elected officials at the local, state, and federal levels. Click here to see the full job description.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, writing sample, and resume to Karyn Cassella at

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 Katie Mulembe at Volunteers and alumni who wish to register to receive this weekly job bank can do so by clicking here.