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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

Director of Partnerships, Outreach & FJV Engagement
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Description: The Director of Partnerships, Outreach and FJV Engagement is responsible for building and cultivating relationships primarily with Former Jesuit Volunteers, with leadership and staff of college/university campuses and other key stakeholders. The Director of Partnerships, Outreach and FJV Engagement works directly with the Director of Advancement and with other key staff and departments to develop and implement a broad reaching strategy to support FJV engagement at both the local, regional and national level.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in theology/ministry, community organizing, social work or related field or similar/equivalent professional and/or work experience. Demonstrated commitment through work and other experiences to the core values of JVC—social justice, spirituality, simple living and community—and to promoting racial equity and inclusion in a institutional setting.

For more information about this position, please click here.

JV Program Coordinator
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Description: JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring a Program Coordinators (PC) to begin April 2019. The full-time position based in Milwaukie, OR, in the Portland Metro Area, is highly collaborative and involves significant travel. The PC supports and challenges 22-28 full-time Jesuit Volunteers (JV)/AmeriCorps members living in intentional communities and serving with people who are on the margins of society. A Program Coordinator must be committed to inclusion and equity in order to better serve our richly diverse JV/AmeriCorps members and local communities. The position requires 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. The 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.

Program Director
Dominican Volunteers USA

Description: Dominican Volunteers USA (DVUSA) is the only national post-graduate service program of the Dominican Family in the United States. Based in River Forest IL, near Chicago, IL, the program seeks each year to recruit, place, and support approximately 20 lay people who give a year of service to their brothers and sisters, especially those who are poor and marginalized. The program is unique in that volunteers generally live intergenerationally and inter-vocationally with Dominican vowed religious (i.e., sisters and friars). These Dominicans are informal mentors who help the volunteers grow in their understanding of the Gospel and of the charism of the Order of Preachers—the joyful seeking of Truth through a life rooted in the Four Pillars of Prayer, Study, Community, and Preaching through Service.

The Program Director provides essential leadership and formation for the continued growth of the organization. This individual is thoughtful and discerning while engaging and supporting volunteers in the program. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Program Director provides direction and oversight for the volunteer program’s implementation; manages numerous relationships with constituencies including ministry sites, host communities of vowed religious Dominicans, alumni, and volunteers; and brings competencies in areas of marketing, recruitment, relationship management, retreat facilitation, and program curriculum development.

Qualifications: Person of faith committed to Gospel values; Bachelor’s degree in related field. At least five years of experience in the nonprofit or public sector. Strong commitment to and passion for volunteerism and social justice. Deep appreciation for diversity in all forms. Familiarity with the Catholic Church and with religious life in community. Strong organizational, planning, problem solving, and project management skills.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Program Manager & Recruitment Associate
Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Description: The Regional Program Manager/Recruitment Associate (RPM) splits time evenly between program implementation and recruitment efforts. As Program Manager, the RPM drives business operations, support networks, finances and resources, housing security, placement relationships, volunteer program implementation, problem identification and resolution, and all other activities for the region assigned. As Recruitment Associate, the RPM takes primary responsibility for executing the recruitment plan, and informs the strategy and development of it in consultation with LVC leadership. The RPM routinely meets and maintains long term relationships in support of the volunteer experience; schedules meetings and visits with volunteers as part of defined programming; and acts to resolve negative issues. The RPM provides counsel, coaching, soft skills and technical training for support personnel and volunteers.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. At least five years of program development, management, and evaluation in complex, multifaceted environments, with strong administrative and organizational skills. At least three years of experience with youth programming, leading and facilitating identity and spiritual formation or other developmental journey for young adults. Strong written and verbal communication with keen attention to detail, and ability to convey key data/value proposition in presentations to internal and external audiences. Proficient using technology as a management tool, comfort with MS Office suite, and proficient use of databases to track programs (Hiretouch, NationBuilder, or similar).

For more information about this position, please click here.

Director for Youth Programs - Worcester, MA
Assumption Center

Description: The DIRECTOR FOR YOUTH PROGRAMS is entrusted with implementing the mission of the Religious of the Assumption in the service of young people through Assumption Center. The Director works in collaboration with Assumption Center administrators and staff and is accountable to the Director for Mission.

The Director is a full-time employee with competitive salary and benefits. They work out of the Assumption Center in Worcester, MA to direct established youth programs and develop additional programs serving school age and other young people (to age 22) in the Main South and Columbus Park neighborhoods served through the Center.

The Director oversees all Assumption Center youth offerings, including Mentoring, Girls with DREAMS, and others. The Director markets the youth programs to the community. The Director recruits, trains, and supports/supervises numerous volunteer program staff, including post-graduate Assumption (AMA) volunteers, short-term college volunteers, and others. The Director also trains and supports/supervises any hourly paid staff who may be hired for youth program support. The Director maintains and develops Assumption Center’s collaborative relationships with the local community, including neighborhood children and youth, families, St. Peter’s Parish, local colleges, and other organizations, and with formal and informal networks such as friends of the Assumption.

Qualifications: Experience with youth and young adults required (minimum 3 years). College degree in a relevant field: Education, Human Development, Sociology, Psychology, Pastoral Ministry, Divinity, etc. Ability to enter into and foster the Assumption and AMA values of solidarity and service, faith and community in the spirit of St. Marie Eugenie Milleret. Knowledge of Catholic social teaching, awareness of social justice issues, and sensitivity to the roles that laity and religious play in the Church. Commitment to service and openness to other cultures.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator - Denver, CO
Loretto Volunteer Program

Description: The Loretto Community seeks an Assistant Volunteer Coordinator to help establish a Loretto Volunteer community in Denver! Start date is flexible from March though May. Before the volunteers arrive in August, the Assistant Volunteer Coordinator in Denver will help secure housing, communicate with first-time placements, and connect with local Loretto Community Members. The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator's primary work is to help planning and implementation of volunteer support and engagement. The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator helps to ensure that the program stays consistent with the inclusive, social justice values of the Loretto Community. The Loretto Community is composed of Catholic vowed sisters and lay co-members, who live out the Community's mission to "work for justice and act for peace because the Gospel urges us."

Qualifications: BA or BS degree, experience in social justice work, organizing, social services and/or campus ministry; preferably with experience facilitating discussion; personal commitment to core program values [community, social justice, simple living, spirituality]; familiarity with communal living concepts; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and utilize discretion; strong organizational skills, as well as flexibility and adaptability; ability to work with minimal supervision, to work independently and with others; excellent written and oral communication skills; computer literate (Word, Excel, Power Point}; ability to travel to volunteer placement sites.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Residential Educator
Boys Hope Girls Hope (Cincinnati) 

Description: Boys Hope Girls Hope of Cincinnati helps good kids in bad situations beat the odds. We are hiring for several part-time Residential Educator positions for our Boys Home and our Girls Home. We are seeking to hire two Weekend Residential Educators, one for the Boys Home and one for the Girls Home. They will each work two weekends per month, Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. You will have a choice of working first, second, or third shift hours. PRN hours are also available if you wish to pick up additional hours.

We are also seeking to hire two Overnight Awake Residential Educators, one for the Boys Home and one for the Girls Home. Hours are typically 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., depending on household need.

Qualifications: We are looking for candidates who have a clear understanding of adolescent development and experience working with middle and high school-aged children. Qualified candidates will interact easily with others, have an outgoing personality and have excellent follow-through abilities. We need strong leaders and role models - counselors who can hit the ground running and make a difference in the lives of these kids.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Program Manager, Ozanam Center for Service Learning
St. Vincent de Paul (Cincinnati) 

Description: St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati’s Ozanam Center for Service Learning fosters communities of compassion, understanding, and justice through the engagement of individuals in service, education, and reflection. SVDP is seeking a mission-driven, action-oriented individual who is passionate about issues of faith, service, and social justice for the role of Ozanam Center Program Manager.

The Program Manager is responsible for leading a team to create, plan and facilitate service immersion retreats and workshops. The Program Manager collaborates with SVDP staff, community partners and volunteers to inspire participants through transformative service learning experiences. The Program Manager cultivates existing relationships and works to build new relationships with local schools, parishes, universities and professional and faith-based groups. The Program Manager is a full-time position, with full benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Work weeks vary seasonally and include night/weekend work, including flexibility in work schedule.

Qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience—preferably in field of service learning, human services, nonprofit leadership, volunteer coordination or faith and social justice-related field. Excellent administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills required. An ability to communicate well orally and in writing; the ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds in person and in group settings is essential. A desire and proven ability to lead a dynamic and cooperative team is necessary. Prior supervisory experience a plus. Applicants must be VIRTUS certified or achieve VIRTUS certification prior to start date. A working knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching and an openness to fostering the spirituality of St. Vincent de Paul is desired.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Major Gift Officer
Maryknoll Lay Missioners (Maryknoll, NY)

Description: Maryknoll Lay Missioners (MKLM) is a Catholic organization inspired by the mission of Jesus to live and work with poor communities in Africa, Asia and the Americas, responding to basic needs and helping to create a more just and compassionate world. Our dynamic, fast-paced Mission Advancement (Development) Department is responsible for raising funds to meet the local and global financial needs of our organization in order to carry out the MKLM mission effectively and efficiently.

Qualifications: 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. Ability to analyze and synthesize complex and sensitive material, and to present appropriate, well-informed messages to donors. Ability to write a range of correspondence from formal business letters to donor-focused thank you notes.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Group Admissions Coordinator III
Christian Appalachian Project (Mt. Vernon, KY)

Description: This position will be the first point of contact for mission groups, including colleges, churches, and businesses, who are interested in serving as a group, and will communicate internally as to placement. Additionally, this person will assist with hosting groups, which may include preparing meals or giving presentations to large groups. Organization, communication, and technical skills are key requirements for this position groups.

Qualifications: Associates degree in related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 5 or more years of successful experience in related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Recruitment and Placement Assistant
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (Baltimore, MD)

Description: Serving as a member of both the Admissions and Recruitment teams, the Recruitment and Placement Assistant supports the effort to recruit, screen, and place incoming Jesuit Volunteers each year. The Recruitment and Placement Assistant is responsible for meeting goals identified by their managers in the context of both recruiting and screening & placement.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Experience working with young adults. Familiarity with JVC and commitment to overall mission. Experience with database management. Good interpersonal skills and comfort with various constituencies. Ability to multi-task and work both individually and as part of a team. Flexible, ability to adjust to changing circumstances. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Familiarity with Roman Catholic Theology, particularly in the areas of service and justice. Personal experience and comfort with Ignatian Spirituality.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Lead Reporter
KNOM Radio Mission (Nome, AK)

Description: KNOM Radio Mission in Nome, Alaska, the oldest Catholic radio station in the United States, is hiring for the following positions!

Lead Reporter: KNOM Radio in Nome, Alaska, is hiring for a full-time Lead Reporter to serve as KNOM's primary journalist for Western Alaska and to anchor daily and weekly newscasts on KNOM AM & FM. The Lead Reporter assists the News Director in training and coaching KNOM volunteer fellows. A bachelor's degree is required. The position is open until filled. For more information and details on how to apply, 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].

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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
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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.