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.

Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry (BSVM) (Richmond, VA)

Position: Site Leader

Description:The Sisters of Bon Secours, USA are expanding Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry (BSVM) to Richmond, VA. This opening for a BSVM Site Leader, Richmond is a brand new position. The Site Leader will assist in developing the ministry in Richmond while guiding the BSVM volunteers  to fully engage in the charism of the Sisters of Bon Secours and fulfill BSVM’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 Richmond, VA with some travel to MD.

Qualifications: 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; for a complete list please see job posting.

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Loyola University (Chicago, IL)

Position: Campus Minister: Community Service Coordinator

Description: The Community Service Coordinator will develop and facilitate projects that enhance student service experiences and the transformation possible through service and justice activities. Deepened reflection, faith exploration, leadership and civic engagement through developmental programming are essential to the projects undertaken by the Coordinator. The Coordinator also will assist with general activities that increase the breadth and depth of student community service projects and justice education.

Qualifications: Candidates with a master degree in Pastoral Ministry, Social Work, Education, or related field preferred. Other preferred qualifications include experience with collegiate community engagement, ability to cultivate reflective learning experiences, knowledge of young adult faith development, ability to articulate Loyola’s Jesuit, Catholic mission, and proven ability to work with students, staff and faculty from diverse faith and cultural backgrounds.

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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.

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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.