Employment Opportunities with Mercy Volunteer Corps

In partnership with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, lay women and men of Mercy Volunteer Corps enter into relationship with people who are economically poor and marginalized.  In a spirit of mutuality, volunteers cultivate mercy and justice in the world by embracing compassionate service, social justice, spirituality and a simple lifestyle in community.

Mercy Volunteer Corps (Gwynedd Valley, PA)

There are no employment opportunities with Mercy Volunteer Corps at this time.

Catholic Volunteer Network (Takoma Park, MD)

Position: Program Coordinator, From Service to Sisterhood Initiative

Description: Catholic Volunteer Network, a national resource center for faith-based volunteer programs based in Takoma Park, Md., is in search of a Program Coordinator to lead Catholic Volunteer Network’s initiative to support and strengthen communities of women religious. This project will encourage the on-going development of new volunteer programs sponsored by communities of women religious, foster greater collaboration among communities of women religious regarding volunteer placement sites and community living, encourage more individuals to take part in the work being done by Catholic sisters, and offer current and former volunteers the opportunity to consider a religious vocation.

Qualifications: We are seeking a well-organized, skilled communicator with a passion for service. Bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will be an alumna(us) of a CVN member program, have experience with retreat planning, and will have worked closely with communities of women religious. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to racial justice and diversity work. Strong technology skills, including social media experience are a plus. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Periodic travel is involved.

For more information about this position, please click here.

St. Joseph's University (Philadelphia, PA)

Position: Campus Ministry Associate (3 openings)

Description: The Campus Ministry Associate position is a full-time, ten-month job (August 2017-May 2018) which offers a unique opportunity to a person who is interested in gaining experience in the work of college campus ministry. The position is for one academic year only. Campus Ministry Associates will aid the SJU Campus Ministry staff in the implementation of various programs, including community service programs, social justice programs, retreats, immersion programs, and liturgical ministry. Additionally, they will live in community with other Campus Ministry Associates in housing provided by the university.

How to apply: Participants in post-graduate service programs are strongly encouraged to apply. More information can be found on the SJU human resources website here. Email Beth Ford McNamee at beth.ford@sju.edu with questions.

Children's Corps (New York City)

Position: Child Welfare Positions through Children’s Corps

Description: Children’s Corps is a program of Fostering Change for Children that recruits, trains and supports college graduates and professionals of all backgrounds who are passionate about working with children and families involved in the child welfare system. Its mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable children by building a highly-skilled and dedicated workforce that has the potential to become leaders in the field. The program offers an employment opportunity for individuals who want to work on the front-lines in New York City’s child welfare agencies, gain valuable experience, and make a difference in the lives of families.

Qualifications: To be eligible for this position applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree before June 2017 and hold a US citizenship, permanent residency or valid 2-year+ work authorization. All applicants are required to make a two-year commitment starting in July 2017.

Benefits: A full-time job in NYC with salary and benefits

To apply please follow the online application instructions. Please note that resumes will not suffice as an application. First deadline is January 22, 2017. Final deadline is February 26, 2017.