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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
301-422-3777
www.CatholicApostolateCenter.org
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
www.crs.org / www.crossroads.crs.org
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
612-504-2588
www.missiontomission.org
[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
202-637-0470
www.ncdc.org
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
202-832-3112
www.uscatholicmission.org
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.

Employment/Internships

Careers at Catholic Volunteer Network

There are no positions at this time. Please check back again soon!

Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network Member Programs and Partners

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.

Home Life Leader
L'Arche Greater Washington, D.C. (Arlington, VA)

Description: To lead a group of community members in creating a loving, trusting home life that is at the heart of L’Arche community life and that is congruent with the L’Arche Charter and with the L’Arche Identity and Mission Statement. To foster unity among household and community members, based on a promise of love and on welcome and respect of differences. To foster a loving atmosphere within the home where household members live, work, pray, and celebrate together, share their joys and their suffering, and forgive each other, as in a family.

Qualifications: Rooted in prayer and trust in God. Grounded and growing in a system of beliefs and values that are consistent with the beliefs and values of L’Arche as expressed in the L’Arche Identity and Mission Statement and Charter. Living Daily Life Membership with integrity. Daily life membership is a choice to share our lives with our brothers and sisters in the community, actively participating in day-to-day life and building mutually transforming relationships in the community. Leadership skills including; holding others accountable, delegation, mediation, and accompaniment. (Accompaniment is a way of walking alongside someone, offering a listening ear and advice.) Leading the home and community in being a place of welcome. Willing and able to lead with core people (adults with intellectual disabilities)

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.

Associate Director
Franciscan Volunteer Ministry (Philadelphia, PA)

Description: The Associate Director of the Franciscan Volunteer Ministry (FVM) assists in the overall administration of the FVM program. In consultation and collaboration with the Board of Directors, the Board of Advisors, and the Executive Director, the Associate Director provides leadership and oversight in the promotion of the FVM program through marketing & communication, recruiting, and outreach. The Associate Director also participates in and supports the Executive Director in the formation and support of the volunteers through the year. The Associate Director must demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills along with effective oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate must be committed to Franciscan, Gospel, and Catholic values. In addition, the position requires significant travel as well as evening and weekend commitments.

Qualifications: Commitment to the missions and vision of Holy Name Province and the Franciscan Volunteer Ministry. Passion for Franciscan-based service. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Ability to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and to think creatively about volunteer recruitment, opportunities, and service. Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and time management skills. Computer and data management skills. Ability to build and maintain strong relationships. Openness to and appreciation of diversity.

For more information about this position, please click here.

JV Program Coordinator
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest (Portland, OR)

Description: Program Coordinators support and challenge 20-25 full-time Jesuit Volunteers (JV)/AmeriCorps members living in intentional communities and serving with people who are on the margins of society. Program Coordinators must be committed to inclusion and equity in order to better serve our richly diverse JV/AmeriCorps members and local communities. This positions require at least one year post-graduate experience in social activism, pastoral ministry and/or counseling, spiritual growth development, community building, resident assistance, and/or work with diverse peoples. Organizational skills are important as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We are a faith-based organization with a focus on our core values of community, simple living, social and ecological justice, and spirituality.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree required. Former Jesuit Volunteers or National Service Members preferred. Each Program Coordinator is employed at will. Successful clearance of pre-employment reference checks and criminal history background checks required for final hire. JVC Northwest’s generous benefits package includes full medical/dental/optical coverage for the employee, disability and life insurance, and an employer sponsored retirement plan. There are 12 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation, and retreat time.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Recruitment Coordinator
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest (Portland, OR)

Description: JVC Northwest is seeking a full-time Recruitment Coordinator (RC) to work closely with the Recruitment Team in the Milwaukie, OR office. The Recruitment Team builds relationships with prospective Jesuit Volunteers (JVs) through digital and in-person communication. The RC provides tactical support for the full-time Recruiter during their recruitment travel. The RC will assist with the implementation of the annual recruiting plan, arrange recruiting visits at venues around the country, develop a strong working relationship with key contacts at these venues, track all data as it pertains to the recruitment of and ongoing engagement with prospective volunteers, collaborate with the Recruitment Team to strengthen online platforms to share the story of JVC Northwest, and other responsibilities needed to achieve recruitment goals.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have at least one year of nonprofit or similar organizational experience; be a former post graduate service volunteer with a desire to tell their story; have excellent organizational, oral, and written communications skills; be self-directed and a self-starter; communicate effectively with diverse groups; encourage and empower others to serve; and be proficient in social media. The successful candidate will have a working understanding of in-person and digital marketing and communication strategies, as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office, social media platforms, applicant tracking systems, and other web technology. Knowledge of WordPress or other CMS platforms is helpful.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Staff Accountant and Bookkeeper
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (Baltimore, MD)

Description: The JVC is seeking a Staff Accountant/Bookkeeper. This is a new role that will be responsible for full-cycle processing of accounts payable and maintenance of vendor files; full-cycle accounts receivable and maintenance of customer files; posting of cash receipts and remote banking; and general accounting support including general ledger and reconciliations.

Qualifications: Minimum of an Associate Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience. Minimum five years' experience in accounting. Experience with QuickBooks and nonprofit accounting preferred. Strong computer skills including proficiency with such programs as QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and Outlook. The ability to excel at details, multi-tasking, troubleshooting, and working under pressure. Self-starter with proven initiative. Excellent organizational and communication skills (oral and written). 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

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
Web size B
Homepage
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.

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