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A service for Returned Missioners, this resource page lists available job positions and study opportunities.

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Formation Service Learning Director for St. Vincent de Paul- Cincinnati



POSTED November 16, 2021


SCOPE OF POSITION: The Formation and Service Learning Director is responsible for advancing St. Vincent de Paul’s mission through the development and facilitation of formation and training content and events for Vincentians, staff, retreatants, and volunteers as well as offering strategic oversight of the Service Learning program, made up of the Ozanam Center for Service Learning and the Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati programs.  The Formation and Service Learning Director values and models Vincentian spirituality, friendship and service and acts as a spiritual animator for the District Council.  


Interested and qualified parties, please email slain@svdpcincinnati.org

Director of Missions, Maryknoll Lay Missioners


POSTED September 24, 2021

Maryknoll Lay Missioners is now hiring a Director of Missions.

The director of missions is one of two key leadership positions and is responsible for overseeing and directing our missioners and mission programs. The position assists in the formulation of the organization’s mission, vision, objectives, policies and plans.

The director of missions provides direction, coordination and leadership to the mission services director, regional directors, and all missioners. The position works closely with the executive director, heads of departments, and regional directors on organizational matters. As a member of the Association Leadership Team, they partner with the executive director and the board of directors in developing and executing long-range strategic plans for all areas.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s or master’s degree in theology or pastoral ministry in combination with management training — or any combination of education and experience in management, social services, pastoral accompaniment, and human relations in a non-profit. A minimum of five years experience serving overseas as a lay missioner and, preferably an additional three or more years experience in organizational administration and management.

Interested and qualified parties, please email Mary Edgar, Human Resources Manager: medgar@mklm.org

Casa de Esperanza


POSTED October 11, 2021

Casa de Esperanza seeks applicants for the Hands of Hope Service Year Program.  Casa de Esperanza provides residential foster care to children ages birth through six who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV.  For a complete description visit:  https://www.casahope.org/hands-of-hope-service-year-1.  Our application can be found at:  https://www.casahope.org/application-part-one 


For more information, please contact Darean Talmadge 713-529-0639 dtalmadge@casahope.org 


Catholic Medical Mission Board’s Specialist Volunteer Program


POSTED September 14, 2021

The Specialist, Volunteer Program will identify talent, align volunteer supply and demand needs, and help with the implementation of a full cycle volunteer program in line with the volunteer program strategy.


The successful candidate will have a critical role as the face of the program processing applications and screening candidates for domestic, virtual and international volunteer placements in New York, Peru, Haiti, Zambia, Kenya and South Sudan; while liaising with current partners and sourcing volunteer talent based on identified demand.

Duties include sourcing volunteers, processing candidates, onboarding and managing volunteers, and strengthening institutional partnership in the United States and abroad. The Specialist will also assist in program development and help build the infrastructure, systems, and processes for the growth of an impactful volunteer program. For more information go to CMMB.org.


Catholic Relief Services Community Engagement Mangers- Western Region


POSTED August 28, 2021

Bilingual – Community Engagement Manager – West



Bilingual – Outreach Community Engagement Manager – West  




Maternal and Family Health Advocate Lydia´s House, Norwood, OH


POSTED August 10, 2021

We are currently looking to hire a maternal and family health advocate who will assist the case manager in stabilizing and empowering families experiencing homelessness. The position will include one-on-one accompaniment with mothers and can include birth work, when available. It is a very unique opportunity; we provide housing on site and it is a paid fellowship. 

Visit our website here for more information: https://stlydiashouse.org/fellowshipprogram/ 

Villanova Campus Ministry Position

POSTED July 19, 2021

There is an opening at Villanova Campus Ministry for  Campus Minister for Service and Justice Experiences <https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/20764> .    The position will close on August 6th.

Global Solidarity Coordinator, Archdiocese of Washington

POSTED July 12, 2021

The Archdiocese of Washington is seeking a Global Solidarity Coordinator. The Global Solidarity Coordinator, reporting to the Director of the Office of Social Concerns, is responsible for the coordination of Mission and Appeal efforts on behalf of the Archdiocese of Washington and serves at the Liaison for the Pontifical Mission Society, Mass appeals and Catholic Relief services.

Mission Educator-Promoter (Southern California)
for Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

POSTED July 12, 2021

Maryknoll is seeking a Mission Educator – Promoter to work primarily with the teams and projects focused on Young Adults, Hispanic Leaders, Catechists and Teachers. This position will be based primarily in Southern California involving in-person and remote work with occasional travel. This is a Full Time Exempt Position with paid vacation, medical, dental and other benefits.  Compensation is commensurate with experience. Target start date:  September, 2021. To apply please send ONE email containing both a cover letter and resume with the subject heading “2021 MEP Positions” to Anna Johnson at resume@maryknoll.us.

Duke University Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health Workshop

POSTED May 26, 2021

NOW is the time to register for our onsite 5-day onsite summer research workshop to be held in-person on August 9-13, 2021. Immediate registration is necessary to ensure a spot and individual mentorship if desired, due to limited space necessary for social distancing. For an article on how to obtain research training on religion, spirituality and health, specifically with regard to this workshop, go to: https://rdcu.be/ceFH4. Our faculty from Duke, Yale, and Emory includes physicians, nurses, and chaplains with extensive research and clinical experience in quantitative and qualitative research. The workshop compresses material presented in our past 12-mo post-doctoral fellowship into 5 days. This course is designed for researchers and undergraduate and graduate student, but those more generally interested in spirituality and health will also find the workshop useful, as we cover a lot of material applicable to laypersons and clergy. 

Project Fellow, NCR’s Latino Catholics Project

POSTED May 24, 2021

NCR is making an intentional, concerted effort to increase its coverage of and engagement with Latinx voices in the church through a special one-year project. (The duration of the project may be modified by mutual agreement between the executive editor and the project fellow.) The NCR Latino Catholics Project will include regular coverage of Latino Catholics as well as research, analysis and engagement outreach. The one-year project will culminate with recommendations for a more permanent strategy and staffing to best serve this growing demographic in the church. Among other duties, the new full-time fellow will assist in covering a national beat that focuses on stories that include and are of interest to Latino Catholics, bring and cultivate a network of sources, and do social media work. All nominations, applications and inquiries should be directed to jobs@ncronline.org by June 4, 2021.

Boston College School of Theology and Ministry


POSTED November 3, 2020

Interested in getting a masters in theology and ministry for a 75% discount? Boston College School of Theology and Ministry offers a 75% scholarship to any applicant who has participated in a Catholic Volunteer Network program within the last five years. (Maryknoll Lay Missioners qualify).


All MKLM Returned Missioners are encouraged to share job openings and study opportunities on this web page. Please send an e-mail to alwaysamissioner@mklm.org, including the following information:

 Organization/Company name

 Location of position/study opportunity (city and state)

 Title of position if applicable

 Brief description of position/skills required if applicable

 Complete contact information

 Application deadline