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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

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

Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network Member Programs and Partners

Program Coordinator
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

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

Description: Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest is seeking a Recruitment Coordinator (RC) to work closely with the Recruiting Team in the Milwaukie, OR office. The RC helps to build relationships with potential Jesuit Volunteers (JVs) throughout the U.S. and to help achieve the annual recruitment goals set forth by the organization.The Recruitment Coordinator provides tactical support for the field recruiters which includes, but is not limited to, assisting with the implementation of the annual recruiting plan; helping to arrange recruiting visits at various venues around the country; developing a strong working relationship with key contacts a these venues; tracking all data as it pertains to the recruitment and on-going engagement with prospective volunteers; working in collaboration with the recruitment team to build on existing online platforms to share the story of JVC Northwest. The Recruitment Coordinator assists in ongoing contact and follow-up with potential volunteers. The Recruitment Coordinator engages former JVs in recruiting, capitalizes on social media and other platforms to reach applicants, and speaks with potential JVs over the phone or video call. The RC reports directly to the Recruitment Manager (RM).

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.

Assistant Director for Operation TEACH
Operation TEACH (Baltimore)

Description: Notre Dame of Maryland University seeks an Assistant Director for the Operation TEACH program. This position works with the Director, and assists with record keeping and daily business of the program. The Assistant Director will work with the Baltimore Archdiocese and Professional Mentors. This position also maintains the Operation TEACH website, participates in the Operation TEACH selection process, and maintains contact with alumni. The Assistant Director will also mentor/supervise Operation TEACHers. This position requires some travel for recruiting during the Fall.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a Master's degree and previous teaching experience. Catholic school teaching experience is preferred. Candidates with service experience are preferred. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal communication and written communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and computer proficiency.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Assistant (Direct Support Professional)
L’Arche St. Louis

Description: Do you have experience supporting adults with intellectual disabilities? Are you looking for a meaningful leadership role in a progressive non-profit organization? L’Arche Tahoma Hope seeks a Residential Director to ensure provision of quality care in four residential care homes for adults with intellectual disabilities, as well as compliance with all applicable state and local laws and regulations. Guided by the mission of L’Arche, and together with the other four executive leadership team members, the Residential Director helps ensure that our community of homes, Farm & Gardens and Welcome Center enjoys a vibrant community life, and that L’Arche spirituality, values, and traditions are observed. This position also oversees recruitment, orientation, training and retention of residential and Day Program assistants (caregivers) and supervises resident managers.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Community Coordinator
Franciscan Outreach Volunteers (Chicago)

Description: The Community Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a safe, clean, and intentional living environment for our Franciscan Outreach Volunteer community, which resides on-site at the volunteer house. The Coordinator will live in intentional community with 7-10 volunteers. Main areas of responsibility include organizing and facilitating community meetings and activities, mentoring volunteers, retreat planning and execution, and assisting the Volunteer Program Director. This is a live-in, stipend-based position.

Qualifications: Mature, responsible, and socially-committed individual. Applicants should feel confident engaging and mentoring young adults while maintaining professional boundaries. Should feel confident communicating directly, embracing conflict as an opportunity for growth, and assisting volunteers in accepting and navigating conflict. Previous experience in post-grad volunteer program and/or intentional community required. Previous experience working with young adults in a counseling/campus ministry or related role highly preferred. Familiarity with issues of homelessness or experience working in homeless social-services preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. The ability to work independently and as part of a team. The ability to interact verbally with volunteers, staff, guests, and other persons. The ability to obtain a driver’s license.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Blog Contributor
New Ways Ministry

Description: New Ways Ministry, a national Catholic ministry of justice and education for LGBTQ Catholics and the wider chuch, maintains a daily blog on Catholic LGBTQ news, opinion, and spirituality ( We are seeking part-time blog contributors to develop posts, often based on other published journalistic sources This position is a part-time opportunity, with flexible schedule as long as deadlines are met. Opportunities to contribute posts weekly, twice-weekly, bi-weekly, monthly. Contributors can begin employment while attending school or working another job, with opportunities for full-time employment possible.

Qualifications: Excellent writing and reading skills, with proven ability to produce on deadline; familiarity with WordPress; above average web research skills. Journalistic writing experience helpful. Please send resume and sample (500-800 words) of persuasive/argumentative or journalistic writing to [email protected].

For more information about this position, please click here.

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator
Loretto Volunteer Program (Denver, CO)

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.

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 erobe[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
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.