Job Board

Positions at Catholic Volunteer Network:

No openings at this time.

Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network member programs:

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.  
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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. 
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Program Manager
Description: Franciscan Mission Service is seeking a full-time program manager to provide steady and mature leadership to our robust collection of programs in the U.S. and abroad. This position is a key role in our organization and ministry.The ideal candidate will have proven ability to build and execute strong programs, with particular attention to leveraging the support of a wide range of stakeholders and budget management. He or she will be committed to intentionally forming and supporting program participants. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone to share their own mission and cross-cultural experiences to shape the next generation of servant leaders and facilitate life-changing ministries.
Qualifications: We're seeking candidates who excel in program administration, interpersonal skills, supporting people in transition, conflict transformation, maintaining calm under pressure, and are highly self-directed and motivated. Additionally, you should have: A bachelor's degree in related field, such as degree in non-profit management, theology, missiology, education, or social work. Master's degree preferred. At least 5 years full-time experience in program development and implementation. At least 2 years of supervisory experience. At least one year of missioner or work experience in a cross-cultural international setting. A background/experience in spiritual direction, counseling, or related field. A demonstrated familiarity with and appreciation of the Franciscan Charism and Catholic Social Teaching.
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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.
Qualifications: 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.
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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 - 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
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