Employment & Internships


Careers at Catholic Volunteer Network:

Recruitment Associate
 
Catholic Volunteer Network is accepting applications for our 2018-2019 Recruitment Associate position!
 
Description: The Recruitment Associate is a vital part of Catholic Volunteer Network's outreach program. Each year, our recruiters visit nearly 100 campuses across the United States, connecting with thousands of prospective volunteers. This is a great opportunity to develop professional skills, travel the country, make new connections, and become a part of the CVN team! Recruiters serve for eight-month terms (early August through early April), and are based in our Takoma Park, MD office (just outside of Washington, DC) when not on the road. CVN will provide a $1500/month stipend plus health insurance. Please see the attached job description for more details. 
 
As part of Catholic Volunteer Network's commitment to racial justice, equity, and diversity, we strongly encourage people of color and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to racial justice to apply for this position.
 
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Mike McCormick at mmccormick@catholicvolunteernetwork.org. The application deadline is May 4, 2018. No phone calls please. 
 
Qualifications:  Must have successfully completed at least one term of service with a CVN member program.  A strong belief in the value of faith-based service, and enthusiasm to share one's story with prospective volunteers.  Bachelor's degree or related experience.  Good communication skills, both written and oral. Spanish language skills are a plus.  Demonstrated commitment to social justice, especially racial justice concerns. Familiarity with the Catholic Church and comfort participating in faith sharing, prayer services, and Mass. Familiarity with the practice of discernment. Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, social media outlets, and Google Drive. Design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Excellent organizational skills, ability to keep thorough records, and exercise fiscal responsibility and documentation. Public speaking experience. Valid driver's license and the ability to travel frequently.
 
For more information about this position, please click here.
 

Positions with Catholic Volunteer Network Member Programs and Partners:

Executive Director
 
Description: The FMTM Board is seeking a new Executive Director for From Mission to Mission. The Executive Director (ED) is the principal facilitator of all FMTM programming. Working with the Board of Directors, facilitators, and a future Associate Director (AD), the ED works to deliver the mission of the From Mission to Mission organization.
 
Qualifications: Thoroughly committed to the role of mission in our world today as it serves to meet the needs of both the marginalized and those who seek to attend to their needs; Previously served in mission, international or domestic, for 2 years or more; Demonstrated leadership abilities; A bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a mission-related area of study; Mission-driven and a sound understanding of what mission is in today’s world; Proven ability to work independently; Well organized, a self-starter and excellent time management abilities; Experience working on or with a non-profit board of directors; Excellent organizational management skills, including financial management; Excellent interpersonal skills and a persuasive and passionate communicator.
 
For more information about this position, please click here
 
 
Community Coordinator

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 Marquard Center.  The Coordinator will live in intentional community with 11-13 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.
 
 
Site Leader

Description: The Site Leader will supervise and guide the BSVM volunteer community in Baltimore to fully engage in the charism of the Sisters of Bon Secours in order to fulfill Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry’s mission of creating “transformation through service with others.” In support of this mission, the Site Leader will lead the development of the volunteers’ intentional community, the development of the volunteer ministries, and the development of volunteer discernment and professional growth. This is a full-time position based in Baltimore and Marriottsville, MD with some travel to Richmond, VA.

Qualifications: Required - Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Sociology, Education, Psychology/Human Development, or related field; A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in a ministry position, education position, or student life; Minimum of 3 years working with young adults; Understanding or willingness to understand the mission of BSVM and the Congregation of Bon Secours; Understanding of Catholic Social Teaching; Ability to relate to diverse populations; Proven track record of relationship building, with the ability to work with, as well as communicate effectively (verbal, written, interpersonal) with, all professional levels; Demonstrate high degree of initiative and autonomy with ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Preferred - Master’s Degree in one of the fields listed above; 1-2 years of experience living and serving in an intentional, Christian community similar to BSVM or another full-time service program/volunteer corps such as Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Mercy Corps, and Lutheran Volunteer Corps; Teaching experience; Demonstrated experience in a health care setting

For more information about this position, please click here
 
 
Program Manager
 
Description: The Program Manager (PM) is an in-country team member who leads BECA's volunteer-driven education program. The PM will move between BECA's three bilingual school locations in Cortés and Santa Barbara, Santa Monica Bilingual School, San Jeronimo Bilingual School, and Amigos de Jesus. This person is responsible for leading the team of volunteers in team building and cultural and community engagement. This person has a unique opportunity to facilitate the collaboration between a service-minded group of individuals and the Honduran communities in which they operate. The highlight of this job is the "genuine" nature of the experience: seeing our students succeed in the classroom, getting to know students and their families, and immersing one's self in Honduran culture.
 
Qualifications: A commitment to BECA's mission and a dedication to social justice. No fewer than 2 years experience in nonprofit management and/or education. Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills (experience living in Latin America is preferred). Ability to manage a large team and solve problems in collaboration with In-Country Director and School Administrators. Capacity to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Experience working in schools or with children (coordinating academic programs and supervising teachers is preferred). Willingness to operate in a low-resource environment under challenging living conditions. Bachelor's degree (Education, Nonprofit Management, or related field is preferred.
 
For more information about this position, please click here.
 
 
Program Administrator
 
Description: At each of BECA's three school sites, one Program Administrator is hired to play a key leadership role within the school both on behalf of the volunteer team and on behalf of the Honduran School Director and Partners. The primary role of the Program Admin is to work as a liaison between BECA volunteer teachers and the Honduran staff at the school, both in logistical matters like calendar and staff meetings, and in cultural matters like assisting with event-planning for school holidays and supporting collaboration between a culturally-diverse staff. Additionally, the Administrator is responsible for overseeing and running the school scholarship program, which helps provide access to higher-level education to families from a wide variety of economic backgrounds within the community. For these reasons, the Administrator must be fluent in both Spanish and English, and feel comfortable speaking publicly, engaging in school board meetings, and having professional conversations with parents, teachers, and other staff in both languages. The highlight of this job is the "genuine" nature of the experience: seeing our students succeed in the classroom, getting to know students and their families, immersing one's self in Honduran culture.
 
Qualifications: A commitment to BECA's mission and a dedication to social justice. No fewer than 2 years experience in nonprofit management and/or education. Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills (experience living in Latin America is preferred). Ability to manage a large team and solve problems in collaboration with In-Country Director and School Administrators. Capacity to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Experience working in schools or with children (coordinating academic programs and supervising teachers is preferred). Willingness to operate in a low-resource environment under challenging living conditions. Bachelor's degree (Education, Nonprofit Management, or related field is preferred.
 
For more information about this position, please click here.
 
 
Database Analyst
Maggie's Place, Phoenix, AZ
 
Description:  Maggie's Place provides houses of hospitality and ongoing support to help pregnant and parenting women in need reach their goals, and welcomes them into a community filled with love and dignity.
 
The Database Analyst is responsible for the integrity of the donor database, accuracy of reporting, coordination of project work, event assistance, management of database queries and reporting. Define, update and streamline analytical analysis, project processes with documentation and training. Ensure accurate data entry and timely acknowledgement of gifts, grants, and in-kind donations.
 
Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree; One to three years of experience in database management, preferably in a non-profit environment; Strong grammar, spelling, and proofreading abilities; Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills, and ability to handle multiple tasks in deadline-driven environment; Strong work ethic, problem solver, and critical thinker; Demonstrated knowledge of fund raising principles and procedure; Willingness to work as a team member and desire to learn fund development skills and concepts; Demonstrate ability to maintain high level of confidentiality a must; Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software programs a requirement. Experience with desktop publishing software is encouraged.
 
For more information about this position, please click here.
 
 
Admissions Manager
Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Baltimore, MD
 
Description: Serving as a member of the Program team, the Admissions Manager (AM) is responsible for the admissions process and the screening and placing of all volunteers (PJVs). Leading a staff of three, this position is responsible for ensuring that enough qualified and willing PJVs are placed in the available domestic and international openings.
The AM is responsible for designing and maintaining a user friendly, efficient and effective admissions process, to ensure that the right candidates move forward in such process. The AM is also responsible for designing and implementing a screening process with relevant interviews and discernment conversations so that the candidates are placed in the most beneficial manner for both volunteer and contracting agency. Currently there are approximately 260 opportunity placements in the Domestic Program and between 24 and 30 opportunity placements in the International Program
 
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree with a major in a relevant field. Master's degree a plus. Relevant full time work experience. Experience working with young adults. Familiarity with information technology, various platforms and design of surveys. Demonstrated intercultural competency and experience working across cultures. Good interpersonal skills and comfort with various constituencies. Ability to multi-task and manage a team with a range of responsibilities. Strong written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with Roman Catholic Theology, particularly in the areas of service and justice.
 
For more information about this position, please click here.
 
 
Recruitment Manager
Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Baltimore, MD
 
Description: Serving as a member of the Communications/Alumni Relations team, the Recruitment Manager (RM) is responsible for recruiting volunteers (PJVs) for the domestic and international program. The position is responsible for ensuring that enough qualified and willing volunteers are recruited on an annual basis to satisfy the demand for the available one and two year commitments.
The RM is responsible for designing and implementing a plan to recruit as many volunteers as required for any given year. The plan ensures that the number of PJVs per year increases both in number and diversity. JVC recruitment currently targets colleges and universities, ensuring that relationships with partner schools are sustained and nurtured and that new relationships with colleges and universities are initiated. While this will remain the primary focus of the RM's work, the RM will develop additional and alternative methods of, and targets for, recruitment. There are currently 260 placements in the Domestic Program and between 20 and 24 placements in the International Program.
 
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree with a major in a relevant field. At least 3-5 years of experience working full-time in admissions or recruitment. Familiarity with information technology and design of surveys. Demonstrated intercultural competency and experience working across cultures. Good interpersonal skills and comfort with various constituencies. Ability to multi-task and manage a team with a range of responsibilities. Strong written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with Roman Catholic Theology, particularly in the areas of service and justice.
 
For more information about this position, please click here.
 
 
 
President
Lutheran Volunteer Corps, Washington, DC
 
Description: LVC is a national volunteer service program that places volunteers in full-time service positions at social-justice organizations throughout the U.S. for one to two years. All LVC volunteers are encouraged to live into LVC's core spiritual practices of living simply and sustainably in intentional community while serving the cause of peace with justice. LVC places a particular emphasis on understanding how racism, oppression, and privilege contribute to ongoing injustice in our society. It also explores the role that spirituality plays in inspiring and sustaining work in the quest for peace with justice.

Qualifications: Strong personal commitment to the mission of LVC. Bachelor's degree. Ability to articulate how Lutheranism and the Lutheran tradition informs and shapes LVC's core values and practices. Experience working in and leading an interfaith workplace with interfaith constituencies. 10 years of executive director or program management experience. Significant experience in social justice work and commitment to social justice, community development, and simple, sustainable living. Significant experience with anti-racism/anti-oppression work; working analysis of racism and oppression and a demonstrated application of this analysis. Strong fiscal management skills, including budget creation and management, with proven track record of positive net income results. Experience working with a variety of church structures, customs, and constituents.
 
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 Volunteer program and overseeing Volunteer 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.
 
 
Associate Executive Director
 
Description: Mi Casa for Children and Elderly in the heart of San Antonio is working with Confidential Search Solutions in seeking a dedicated Associate Executive Director to continue its mission of serving the abused, neglected and abandoned children and elderly of Mexico.
 
The Associate Executive Director is the key management leader who will be responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include managing staff and program recipients, working with the board, fiscal oversight, development of strategic plans, and fund-raising. The position reports directly to the Executive Director.
 
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; 5(+) years of experience with a non-profit in an executive/management level role; Excellent organizational skills; Ability to build and maintain relationships with various organizations and the Board of Directors; Bilingual (Spanish and English REQUIRED); Proven fund-raising experience 
 
For more information about this position, please click here.
 
 
Program Director
KNOM Radio Mission, Nome, AK
 
Description: KNOM Radio Mission in Nome, Alaska, the oldest Catholic radio station in the United States, is hiring for a full-time Program Director to coordinate and oversee all of KNOM's broadcast programming and to supervise the station's on-air talent. 
 
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required, and 5 years of professional broadcasting experience is preferred. The position is open until filled. 

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!

Spring 2018 - Comminications Internship: During the Spring 2018 semester, Catholic Volunteer Network is seeking a skilled Communications Intern to assist in a few upcoming endeavors including the development and rollout of a new website and the creation of a Strategic Communications Plan. Qualified applicants will have the unique opportunity to cultivate their communications and design skills while also playing an important role in these major projects that have a national impact. Click here to view the position description. 

Insterested applicants should send their resume to Katie Mulembe at kmulembe@catholicvolunteernetwork.org.

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


 

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 mmccormick@catholicvolunteernetwork.org. Volunteers and alumni who wish to register to receive this weekly job bank can do so by clicking here.