Job Board

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 is Wednesday, May 6th. No phone calls please.

Please scroll down for internship opportunities.

Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network member programs:

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,


Program Coordinator 
Description: The Program Coordinator is the relationship manager for BSC's key relationships in the field; primarily BSC volunteers, service sites, and local support committees. In addition, the Program Coordinator will coordinate and support the border immersion program. The position implements BSC's mission through the accompaniment of BSC volunteers, the support of service sites, and the expansion of relationships in support of BSC.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; Minimum one (1) year of full time work experience; Passion for working with young adults; Experience with group facilitation, conflict management, and project management; Commitment to the Four Tenets of BSC: Community, Simplicity, Social Justice, Spirituality; Strong interpersonal skills and experience in group facilitation and conflict resolution; Ability to adhere to and model simplicity practices; Commitment to social justice and solidarity with marginalized populations; Familiarity with and commitment to growth of spiritual and/or contemplative practices; Experience in initiating and maintaining relationships; Ability to work comfortably within a church setting, as Border Servant Corps is a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. 
For more information about this position, please click here.


Administrative Coordinator
Description: Catholic not-for-profit service-oriented ministry seeking candidates for a part-time (30 hours/work week) administrative coordinator position to assist the program director with the recruitment of volunteer members, community outreach, publicity, fundraising and mission development. The incumbent will facilitate communications with partner not-for-profit organizations; connect with recruitment sources personally and via social and print media to identify volunteer candidates; assist in the planning and execution of fundraising events; provide logistical and organizational support for retreats and service learning opportunities; and provide administrative support to the program and its volunteer members. Applicants should possess two years of post-secondary education; have strong interpersonal, organizational, communications and computer skills; be able to multi-talk and work independently and collaboratively; and have a passion for working with vulnerable populations.
Send Resume: Beverly Ludlum (HR),


Executive Director/Community Leader 
Description: The Community Leader is responsible for guiding the community to authentically live the mission and values of L'Arche in three dimensions: community, professional, and spiritual, by: Ensuring that the needs of the people with intellectual disabilities are met and that their gifts and place are promoted in the community and in the wider environment; Implementing the community mandate in a way that is in line with the identity and mission of L'Arche; Overseeing the daily operations of the community in order to meet the financial, legal,  and quality standards expected from regulatory entities and funders; and Develop the vision for the new Welcome Center and determine its functional role in the LTH as well as the wider community.  
Qualifications: A four-year college degree; a minimum of five years executive leadership experience; non-profit management experience; proven track record of managing an organizational budget; experience with a regulatory environment; experience with developing the vision for and effectively managing programs; commitment to shared leadership.  
For more information about this position, please click here.


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.


Positions with Partner Organizations

Executive Director
Description: As the chief executive officer of the USCMA, the Executive Director directs, coordinates and oversees the ongoing administration of the staff and Association. He/she leads the implementation of annual conference, programs in collaboration with members, staff, board and mission partners to accomplish the vision and mission of the Association. The Executive Director represents the Association at official functions of the Church, government and other organizations; serves on boards and as liaison with other organizations dedicated to similar purposes. He/she is responsible for the financial development of the organization.
Central American Mission Coordinator Master’s degree or higher. Preferred areas of studies are theology, missiology, or cross-cultural studies. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and collaborative ability, good administrative experience, strong verbal and written skills, database experience (eTapestry preferred), strong Microsoft Office skills, experience with Adobe Master Suite and a familiarity with the Catholic Church’s teachings, structures and organizations. The availability to travel and work nights and weekends is essential.
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 nearly 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

To view employment opportunities in the CVN office, please click here.