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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

Ministry Volunteer Recruiter
Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry (Baltimore)

Description: Volunteer Ministry (BSVM), located in Marriottsville, Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland and Richmond, Virginia. BSVM’s mission is to provide lay persons with the opportunity to fully engage in the charism of the Sisters of Bon Secours and, in so doing, to bring about transformation through service with others. In support of this mission, the Recruiter will promote BSVM by assisting with college-based recruitment activities. The Recruiter will initiate, build, and maintain relationships with students and staff at a variety of Universities across the United States by sharing the gifts of service that he or she received and participated in as a full-time volunteer. This is a full-time position and requires as much as 75% of travel time. As such, it requires the willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Qualifications: Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; successful completion of, at least, one year volunteer service; excellent communication skills, both written and oral; demonstrated maturity and professionalism with the ability to work independently; public speaking experience; excellent organizational skills; and experience networking.

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.

Community Outreach and Development Coordinator
L’Arche (North Boston)

Description: This person leads and coordinates formations and retreats for community, provides regular accompaniment to all members of LBN and is a resource for those desiring spiritual formation or direction outside of community. This role will innovate the LBN’s Shared Living Program, in order to grow and increase its visibility in the greater community. This person will leverage relationships and partnerships in the greater community to recruit caregivers committed to creating homes intentionally aligned with L’Arche mission and values. This person will manage communications with the support of the Administrative Assistant and under the direction of the Executive Director. This role will have visibility within the L’Arche Federation and support L’Arche USA and L’Arche International efforts around Solidarity, Spirituality and Inclusion. This role is part of the LBN leadership team

Qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to make informed decisions and exemplify good judgement in emergency situations; Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Religion, or related humanities field; Experience working with Individuals with Disabilities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Experience with social media and electronic media; Experience in faith-based communities, and/or in community outreach and development; Ability to pass CORI and national fingerprint background checks; Valid driver’s license

For more information about this position, please click here.

JVC Engagement and Outreach Coordinator (Remote)
Jesuit Volunteers

Description: Did you have a transformative experience during your JV year? Do you love talking about JVC and would have fun traveling around the country meeting with college students who are discerning a year of post-grad service? Come join our team!

We have 2 positions available, one for Central/Southern USA and one for Eastern USA. The Outreach and Engagement Coordinators are responsible for promoting JVC, developing and maintaining relationships with college campus contacts, Former Jesuit Volunteers (FJVs) and other partners for the purpose of recruiting and supporting Prospective Jesuit Volunteers (PJVs). Throughout this work, the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator promotes JVC’s core values—social justice, simple lifestyle, community and spirituality—in all engagement and programming. Submit your resume and cover letter for consideration by June 25.

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.

Director for Youth Programs
Assumption Center (Worcester, MA)

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
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.

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.

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.

JV 8-Month Recruiter
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Description: Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest is seeking a former Jesuit Volunteer from the Northwest to conduct national recruiting of Jesuit Volunteers for eight (8) months of the year and to assist in the promotion of JVC Northwest. The JVC Northwest Recruiter works closely with the Recruitment and Marketing Manager to build relationships with targeted colleges and universities throughout the United States. This position requires frequent, extended travel and can either be based out of the JVC Northwest office in Milwaukie, Oregon (just south of Portland) or have the flexibility to work remotely of a location of the Recruiter’s choice within the United States (reliable access to internet and consistent availability required).

For more information about this position, please click here.

Recruitment & Marketing Assistant (8-month)
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Description: Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest is seeking a former service member to conduct national in-person and virtual recruiting of Jesuit Volunteers for eight (8) months of the year and to assist in the promotion of JVC Northwest. The Recruitment and Marketing Assistant works closely with the Recruitment and Marketing Manager to build relationships with potential JVs throughout the U.S. This position requires travel and is based out of the JVC Northwest office in Milwaukie, Oregon (just south of Portland).

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
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.