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Catholic Volunteer Network is a membership organization of over 180 faith-based volunteer programs. Our members offer full-time service opportunities ranging from one week to one year or more, both here in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world. We invite Christian full-time national and international volunteer and mission programs to become members of our network. To learn more about all the benefits of membership click HERE.

National Partners

Catholic Volunteer Network is proud to partner with the following organizations that support full-time lay mission service. You can contact these organizations for additional assistance in discerning a place of service or to receive information on a broad range of lay mission activities.

Catholic Apostolate Center
P.O. Box 4556
Washington, DC 20017
Contact: Rev. Frank S. Donio, S.A.C., Director, [email protected]

The Catholic Apostolate Center takes its inspiration from the spirituality of St. Vincent Pallotti and responds to the needs of the Church by promoting collaboration among diocese, institutions, and organizations to develop resources, apostolic opportunities, and evangelization formation programs.

Catholic Relief Services
228 West Lexington St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
443-825-3809 /
Contact: Danielle Roberts, [email protected]

Catholic Relief Services represents the Catholic community in the US by working to reduce poverty, violence and injustice worldwide through partnerships with the global Catholic Church and local communities. We also engage people of goodwill in the US, particularly college students and graduates, in advocacy, ethical purchasing, and other opportunities for action that directly impact global social justice issues, like climate change, migration, and human trafficking. Join us during or after your volunteer year to continue to stay connected to faith-based action for the common good!

From Mission to Mission
303 Atwood St.
Longmont, CO 80501
[email protected]

From Mission to Mission is a resource for mission. They assist those who serve long-term or short-term, internationally or domestically. Services include facilitation of formation programs and retreats, preparation for cross-cultural service, support and resources for dealing with trauma, re-entry/post-service publications, consultation services, and one-on-one support for missioners and volunteers.

National Catholic Development Conference
734 15th Street NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-1013
Contact: Sr. Georgette Lehmuth, OSF, [email protected]

NCDC is a community of ministry support that provides leadership, education, resources and advocacy to Catholic organizations to empower them to advance their Gospel missions, engage and inspire others, creating partnerships of care and sustainability to better our world.

U.S. Catholic Mission Association
415 Michigan Ave NE, Suite 102
Washington, DC 20017-1102
Contact: Dr. Donald McCrabb, D.Min, Executive Director, [email protected]

The U.S. Catholic Mission Association is a national alliance of organizations and individuals dedicated to world mission, both foreign and domestic. We envision a Church on fire with mission – compelled by the love of Christ to go beyond.


Careers at Catholic Volunteer Network

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Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network Member Programs and Partners

Major Gifts Officer
Maryknoll Lay Missioners (Maryknoll, NY)

Description: Working closely with the Director of Mission Advancement, the MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER is responsible for the Major Donor Program: identifying, developing, managing, and growing strategic relationships with existing and potential donors. This includes prospect research, cultivation, stewardship and solicitation plans for individuals, foundations, and businesses with the goal of securing funding for MKLM. S/he engages donors directly through personalized communications and outreach that deepens their relationship with MKLM. S/he works in close collaboration with the Executive Director and department directors. The Major Gifts Officer’s responsibilities require exercising discretion and independent judgement while carrying out major assignments for MKLM operations, nationally and internationally, with the goal of enhancing relationships and securing funding for MKLM.

Qualifications: Required: minimum 3 – 5 years major gift fundraising experience. Includes: all aspects of donor cultivation (i.e. prospect research, writing, solicitation, follow-up, stewardship); Proven success with securing major 5 to 7 digit gifts; Bachelor’s degree required; Excellent interpersonal, presentation, relationship building and negotiation skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to lead and motive others; Understanding of the needs and interests of major donors in order to strengthen the relationship between donor and MKLM; Knowledge and interest in international affairs and humanitarian issues.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Annual Gifts Officer
Maryknoll Lay Missioners (Maryknoll, NY)

Description: Our dynamic, fast-paced Mission Advancement (Development) Department is seeking an ANNUAL GIVING MANAGER who will be responsible for creating, planning, and implementing donor, channel, and data management strategies for all direct mail and on-line activities to strategically increase philanthropic revenue while retaining and expanding the MKLM base of donors (e.g. outreach, identifying, developing, managing, stewarding existing and potential donors). The Annual Giving Manager’s responsibilities require exercising discretion and independent judgement while carrying out major assignments for MKLM operations, nationally and internationally.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. 5 years non-profit management includes all aspects annual fund and donor relations. Proven success with securing and acknowledging donations. Proven success with engaging and motivating donors for acquisition, retention and growth. Highly proficient knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and desire for continuous self-education required. Familiarity with the teachings of the Catholic Church and social justice concerns; knowledge and interest in international affairs and humanitarian issues. Familiarity with and a commitment to the mission of Maryknoll Lay Missioners.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Program Formation Coordinator
Amate House (Chicago, IL)

Description: The Program Formation Coordinator is responsible for executing Amate House’s service and leadership development program and overseeing fellow communities. The Program Formation Coordinator works collaboratively with Amate House Staff and Board of Directors in support of Amate House initiatives. The Program Formation Coordinator publicly represents Amate House in relationships with collaborators and partners in all matters related to programming. The Program Formation Coordinator reports to the Amate House Executive Director.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced study in ministry/theology, or social services, education, or administration preferred. Minimum of two years’ work experience required. Experience in ministry, retreat planning, social service, and/or education fields preferred. Completion of a faith-based, volunteer service program similar to Amate House, or experience living in an intentional community is strongly preferred. Commitment to Amate House’s tenets of Service, Faith, Community, Social Justice, and Stewardship. Person of faith who is comfortable planning and facilitating Catholic Christian spiritual formation activities. Must demonstrate understanding and support for Catholic Church social teaching, missions and values. Hiring consideration may be given to candidates who are Catholic.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Mission Educator-Promoter
Maryknoll Mission Education (Los Angeles, CA)

Description: The Maryknoll Society shares the Good News of God’s love by accompanying and serving people on the margins throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America. Maryknoll serves the Roman Catholic Church locally in the U.S. by fostering a “culture of mission” and supporting “communities of missionary disciples” through its mission education programs. Maryknoll is seeking a full-time Mission Educator - Promoter to work primarily with the Young Adult EmpowermentTeam and Discípulos Misioneros (Hispanic Ministry Outreach) Team and other teams, including outreach to Teacher, Catechist, and Deacon communities, depending on applicant experience and interest. This position will be based in Los Angeles.

Qualifications: A passion for God’s mission as shown by Jesus and a drive to be part of and help create “communities of missionary disciples” in the local U.S. Church. Ability to work independently AND work collaboratively on a team, with a strong sense of flexibility, creativity, and adaptability. Willingness to travel nationally and internationally. Good public and interpersonal communication skills and particularly good facilitation ability and skills, as well as good promotion, organizational and community building skills. Previous mission-focused, multicultural pastoral ministry and/or young adult ministry experience preferred. Highest moral caliber in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church and able to meet the criteria and standards for working within local dioceses and familiarity and acceptance of contemporary Catholic theology. B.A. or B.S., graduate work preferred or equivalent experience. Fluency in written and spoken Spanish and English is required.

To apply please send one email containing both a cover letter and resume with the subject heading "2018 MEP CHI Position" to Anna Johnson at [email protected].

For more information about this position, please click here.

Graphic Designer/Producer
Red Cloud Indian School (Pine Ridge, SD)

Description: Red Cloud’s Graphic Designer & Digital Media Producer is an integral part of the communications team. Serving as the institution’s in-house graphic designer and visual artist, s/he works closely with Vice President for Marketing & Communications to maintain the organization’s visual brand and to produce compelling materials that illustrate Red Cloud’s impact and engage key audiences. S/he helps to shape institutional communications strategies and crafts high-quality digital and print materials to support key initiatives and advancement work.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or at least 2-4 years experience in communications work; experience with multiple marketing. communication channels, i.e. print, digital, video, web. Knowledge of design principles and experience with guidelines and brand identity systems, and a keen understanding of best practices for design in digital and printed formats. Significant experience with multimedia content creation and production, videography and photography skills are a plus. Strong working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, as well as website management systems.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Program Director
Loretto Volunteers (St. Louis, MO or Denver, CO)

Description: The Loretto Volunteer Program is hiring a new Program Director. The Loretto Volunteer Program carries Loretto values into a new generation by pairing young adult volunteers with direct service and advocacy organizations for a formative year of service and communal living. The Volunteer Program Director oversees all program operations in Washington, DC; St. Louis; El Paso; New York; and Denver. The Program Director must live and work from Denver or St. Louis.

Qualifications: This position requires at least a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of two years of work experience, ideally in program management, social justice activism, direct service, community organizing, or student services/campus ministry. Candidates should have excellent organizational and communication skills. While not required, desirable experience includes nonprofit or program management, developing and executing budgets, networking in the nonprofit world, leading teams, and/or working with progressive faith-based communities.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Program Coordinator
Lutheran Volunteer Corps (Twin Cities, MN)

Description: Adult service-year program administrator; high-initiative community organizer and relationship builder; enthusiastic local champion for national efforts. Supervise and provide administration for the local program, including managing finances; volunteer and placement relationships; troubleshooting and counseling around house, Volunteer, and Placement challenges; keeping updated lists of resources in the region; and leading locally as liaison with national efforts. Report on progress weekly in national staff meetings and online reports. This position is the sole paid staff for the region, and is supported by the national organization and local support. Apply HERE.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Program Coordinator
Lutheran Volunteer Corps (Washington, DC)

Description: Service-year program coordinator for the National Office and East Region; high-initiative customer service and outreach professional and relationship builder; enthusiastic champion. This position supports the Program Director in administering the national program, with specific coordination of activities in the East region. Apply here.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Eagle CFDC Manager III
Christian Appalachian Project (Parkers Lake, KY)

Description: Responsible for the administration and leadership of the Eagle Child and Family Development Center and all its components. Encourage/provide personal and professional development opportunities for your team (employees and volunteers), including coaching, team building, staff development and discipline. Leadership and development of the program, and their components, including developing assigned program components in line with CAP's mission, strategic plan and outcomes models. Management of assigned programs and their components including record keeping, finances, contract management, required internal/external reports, etc.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in related field. 2 or more years of successful experience in related field or combination of education and experience. Posses a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Volunteer Coordinator
Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center (Louisa, KY)

Description: The Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center (FBAMC) in Louisa Kentucky is seeking a full time Volunteer Coordinator to serve in the Appalachian area of Eastern Kentucky. FBAMC offers home repairs to those in need with over 300 volunteers each year providing the workforce. FBAMC has overnight youth camps and a Christmas distribution as well as supporting community facilities. We are seeking a motivated individual desiring to serve in the name of our Lord. Please see the attached job description and feel free to pass it along to others. If interested in learning more please contact Sue Michael at 606-638-0219.

Qualifications: Spiritual desire to serve God through service to the poor in Appalachia. High School Diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Computer savvy. Must be 21 years old. Skilled interpersonal communication skills. Honest, reliable, dependable, flexible. Valid driver’s license and insurable by the Diocese of Lexington. Ability to calmly adapt and be flexible. Willingness to learn and lead.

For more information about this position, please click here.

International Education Fellowship
Amigos de Jesús (Honduras)

Description: Have you finished a year or two of service abroad and are wondering what’s next? Would you like to turn your service experience into continued professional growth in Honduras? Amigos de Jesús is excited to offer an educational leadership opportunity. We are recruiting Fellows who desire to make a 2-year commitment to serve alongside other young professionals in education and leadership roles. Fellows will join our dynamic, multicultural school team as classroom teachers, resource teachers, administrators and mentors to other teachers. The Amigos de Jesús Bilingual School is a pre-K through grade 9 school located in rural Honduras serving the orphaned and abandoned children of the Amigos de Jesús home for children as well as neighboring children from the low-income communities surrounding our home. Fellows will teach in English, though the primary language of the school staff, students and families is Spanish.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree or higher; Application and interview process; 2 year commitment (option to renew); Native or near-native proficiency in English; Openness to serving in a Catholic, faith-based organization; Intermediate or better Spanish; Cultural humility; An openness to learning from others; A desire to work as part of a team in an organization dedicated to serving Honduras through education and care of vulnerable children; 2 years post-college full-time professional/volunteer experience. One in an international (preferably developing world) setting. One in education (this can be the same year). A Masters degree in education or a related field can be substituted for one year of experience.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Project Coordinator
Nazareth Farm (Center Point, WV)

Description: Project Coordinator sought for Nazareth Farm, a Catholic volunteer community serving those in rural West Virginia by providing home repair and leading high school and college volunteers in the service work.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate: has experience and licensing in construction – especially roofing, interior repair, ramps; has experience and a desire to work with high school and college students; has experience and willingness to train staff and volunteers on home repair skills; is an active Catholic who is committed to living out her or his faith through action and contemplation; has an openness to prayer, simplicity, and living in community.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Donor Engagement Officer
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest (Portland, OR)

Description: The Donor Engagement Officer will play an integral role in developing and implementing strategies to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of major gift prospects in the $1,000 – $5,000 range. The Donor Engagement Officer will be responsible for developing relationships with current and prospective donors to achieve individual and organizational fundraising goals that support the long term health of JVC Northwest. They will represent JVC Northwest through cultivation and stewardship efforts and events, while educating and informing donors regarding JVC Northwest’s programmatic goals, campaigns, and future plans. JVC Northwest is seeking a person with excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative and team oriented environment.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Programs Assistant
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest (Portland, OR)

Description: The Programs Assistant supports the administration of the Jesuit Volunteer (JV) and JV EnCorps programs of Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest. The ideal candidate demonstrates a commitment to the mission and values of JVC Northwest; technological savvy; excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills; and demonstrated ability to work with many details and maintain a system of quality control. JVC Northwest is seeking a person with organizational skills as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Manager of Human Resources
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (Baltimore, MD)

Description: JVC is seeking a Manager, Human Resources.
This is an expanded role for a department of one that will be responsible for
compliance, employee relations, payroll, benefit plans and interaction with volunteers

Qualifications: Able to recruit, train, motivate, and manage staff. Ability to interpret material provided by management and other sources. Outgoing and patient personality with excellent customer relations ability. The ability to excel at details, multi-tasking, troubleshooting, and working under pressure. Self-starter with proven initiative. Collaborative and team oriented. Flexible, ability to adjust to changing circumstances.

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!

For more information about CVN's internship opportunities, please click here. 

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

For more information about internships at Catholic Volunteer Network, please contact Katie Mulembe at [email protected].


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 [email protected]. Volunteers and alumni who wish to register to receive this weekly job bank can do so by clicking here.


Advertising with Catholic Volunteer Network is an efficient way to reach thousands of individuals interested in faith-based service and social justice. A variety of sizes and placements are available.

Click here to download our 2019 Media Kit to learn about available ad opportunities, our audience, distribution, and production information.

Website advertising

Website ad sizes and rates listed below are valid through 2019. Download the media kit linked above to learn more.

To reserve an ad on our current website, contact Erin Roberts at [email protected].

Dimensions 1 month 3 months 6 months 9 months 12 months
Web size A
Lower banner
728 px wide x
90 px high
$375 $975 $1,800 $2,600 $3,100
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300 px wide x
300 px high
$275 $775 $1,250 $1,700 $2,050


Print advertising in RESPONSE 2020

We are now accepting reservations for RESPONSE 2020 print advertisements. Inclusion in RESPONSE is an excellent way to connect with our audience of thousands of individuals seeking to live out their faith through service. The following ad sizes are available:

  • Full Page (Bleed: 8.625 x 11.125 in, Non-bleed: 7.375 x 9.5 in)
    • B/W: $1,750
    • Color: $1,950
  • 1/2 Page (Horizontal: 7.375 x 4.75 in, Vertical: 3.5 x 9.5 in)
    • B/W: $1,150
    • Color: $1,450
  • 1/3 Page (Horizontal: 7.375 x 3.167 in, Vertical not available)
    • B/W: $900  (color not available)
  • 1/4 Page (Horizontal: 7.375 x 2.375 in, Vertical: 3.5 x 4.75 in)
    • B/W: $750 (color not available)

Deadline for print ad reservations is May 1, 2019. Artwork and payment are due May 24, 2019. More information about mechanical requirements and distribution are available in our 2019 Media Kit.