Share Your Story

Enter our Story and Photo Contests!

Want to share your story? How about sharing it with thousands of interested people from around the country? We currently have a story and photo contest running for our annual RESPONSE Directory! Winners will have their story published in our directory, as well as on our blog and social media sites. Download the form below for more information!

Download the contest instructions and guidelines here!

Read the stories of previous story contest winners here!

pictured above: 2015 Photo Contest Winner, Clare Persimmone from Salesian Lay Missioners


Written Stories

Catholic Volunteer Network is always excited to read stories from volunteers about your service experiences! We publish these stories on our website, in our e-newsletter and on our blog, Please send story submissions of no more than 1,000 words to

Speaking Engagements

Do you enjoy speaking in front of crowds? Catholic Volunteer Network is always looking for current and former volunteers who are willing to speak about their experiences at parishes across the country. Small speaking stipends are available. To find out if we're looking for a speaker in your area, email